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pre-emptive

(prɪˈɛmptɪv)
adj
1. of, involving, or capable of pre-emption
2. (Bridge) bridge (of a high bid) made to shut out opposition bidding
3. (Military) military designed to reduce or destroy an enemy's attacking strength before it can use it: a pre-emptive strike.
pre-ˈemptively adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pre-emptive - designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence; "a preemptive business offer"
preventative, preventive - tending to prevent or hinder
Translations

pre-emptive

[priːˈemptɪv]
A. ADJ [measure] → preventivo; [claim] → por derecho de prioridad, preferente
B. CPD pre-emptive bid Noferta f hecha con intención de excluir cualquier otra
pre-emptive right Nderecho m preferencial
pre-emptive strike Nataque m preventivo

pre-emptive

[priˈɛmptɪv] preemptive (US) adj
(MILITARY) [action, attack] → préventif/ive
pre-emptive strike → attaque (or action) préventive
[legislation, policy, surgery] → préventif/ive

pre-emptive

adjpräventiv, Präventiv-; pre-emptive attackPräventivschlag m; pre-emptive bid (Bridge) Ansage, die durch ihre Höhe weitere Ansagen erschwert

pre-emptive

[ˌpriːɛmptɪv] adj pre-emptive strike (Mil) → azione f preventiva