Related to Perempt: preempt, peremptory


v. t.1.(Law) To destroy; to defeat.
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UPA GOVERNMENT crisis managers are considering cancelling all coal block allocations since 2004 to minimise the political damage arising from the issue of the missing Coalgate files and to perempt the Supreme Court taking an adverse view and striking down all allotments when the CBI tells it that the missing files are hampering its probe.