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pre-emp·tive strike

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pre-emptive strike(noun)

    a surprise attack that is launched in order to prevent the enemy from doing it to you

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    US English

How to say pre-emptive strike in sign language?

  1. preemptivestrike


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pre-emptive strike in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pre-emptive strike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pre-emptive strike in a Sentence

  1. Cas Mudde:

    This is a pre-emptive strike... criticizing Fidesz mildly, before real critique comes out, and then later either not following up or accepting marginal adjustments.

  2. Kelly Preston:

    The church has a very intense indoctrination to prepare you for anything you might hear, it’s like a pre-emptive strike in case something uncomfortable comes up. Kelly’s been trained to not believe what she hears in the media. She’s been trained to think that these are evil people making things up.

Images & Illustrations of pre-emptive strike

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