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ˈtæk tɪkstac·tics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tactics(noun)

    the branch of military science dealing with detailed maneuvers to achieve objectives set by strategy

  2. tactic, tactics, maneuver, manoeuvre(noun)

    a plan for attaining a particular goal

Wiktionary

  1. tactics(Noun)

    The military science that deals with achieving the objectives set by strategy.

  2. tactics(Noun)

    Manoeuvres used against an enemy.

  3. tactics(Noun)

    The employment and ordered arrangement of forces in relation to each other.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tactics(noun)

    the science and art of disposing military and naval forces in order for battle, and performing military and naval evolutions. It is divided into grand tactics, or the tactics of battles, and elementary tactics, or the tactics of instruction

  2. Tactics(noun)

    hence, any system or method of procedure

Freebase

  1. Tactics

    Tactics is a Japanese visual novel studio which specializes in the development of dating sim and eroge style games. Tactics is actually a branch of the joint company Nexton. Their debut release was a game entitled Dōsei in mid-1997, followed by Moon. in the same year, and One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e in 1998. The last two games were met with much praise from the Japanese community. While the studio was still in its early years, the core team of both Moon and One broke off and began their own company, Key, in 1998. Tactics continued to release games despite this sudden change in staff. In 2009, Tactics became two separate brands: Tactics Luxury and Tactics*Latte. In 2011, the Tactics brand shut down and the two brands became independent.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tactics

    tak′tiks, n.sing. the science or art of manœuvring military and naval forces in the presence of the enemy: way or method of proceeding.—adjs. Tac′tic, -al, pertaining to tactics.—adv. Tac′tically.—n. Tacti′cian, one skilled in tactics. [Gr. taktikē (technē, art, understood), art of arranging men in a field of battle—tassein, taxein, to arrange.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. tactics

    The employment and ordered arrangement of forces in relation to each other. See also procedures; techniques. (CJCSI 5120.02)

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. tactics

    The art of disposing and applying naval or military forces in action with the enemy, in whose presence strategy gives place to tactics.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tactics in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tactics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of tactics in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Bonavolonta:

    The strong-arm tactics the FBI has seen in this case are egregious, and our investigation is far from over, today's arrests should send a message to those who think they can get away with manipulating the system that they better think twice.

  2. Warsaw Police Chief Eric Southerland:

    The Warsaw Police Department's not what you're trained to do in incidents like this, but when you're dealing with someone fighting and resisting against an officer, you try to use proper tactics and go for one move, but that might not work because that person is moving or the officer is moving, in real-versus-training situations, moves don't always work out like you want them to.

  3. Svenja Schulze:

    We should support communities with clean air programs instead of letting ourselves succumb to diversionary tactics, that includes, for example, pushing for retrofits of diesel cars as quickly as possible.

  4. Paul Carroll:

    It's been all about pressure and brinksmanship and military tools and tactics and chess something, and now to literally, directly taunt the leader of North Korea is like poking the hornet's nest yet again, if you do this kind of ratcheting (up) of rhetorical tensions but also sending military hardware into the region, if you do that absent of any kind of offramp or door or window for the North Koreans to consider walking through and reengaging in any sort of discussions, bad things are going to happen.

  5. Jasmine Opperman:

    In its desperation to regain international attention and prestige, Al-Shabaab uses the Islamic State's propaganda tactics and brutality sending a message they not only have the capacity to execute at free will, but also announcing their undeterred presence, more than likely, Al-Shabaab is sending signals to the Islamic State that there is little difference between the groups.

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