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tac·ti·cal

 (tăk′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Relating to, using, or involving tactics, especially in military or naval operations, and often in contrast to strategy.
2. Characterized by adroitness, ingenuity, or skill.

tac′ti·cal·ly adv.

tactical

(ˈtæktɪkəl)
adj
1. of, relating to, or employing tactics: a tactical error.
2. (Military) (of weapons, attacks, etc) used in or supporting limited military operations: a tactical missile; tactical bombing.
3. skilful or diplomatic: a tactical manoeuvre.
ˈtactically adv

tac•ti•cal

(ˈtæk tɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to tactics, esp. military or naval tactics.
2. characterized by skillful tactics or adroit maneuvering or procedure.
[1560–70]
tac′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tactical - of or pertaining to tactic or tactics; "a tactical error"

tactical

adjective strategic, politic, shrewd, smart, diplomatic, clever, cunning, skilful, artful, foxy, adroit The security forces had made a tactical withdrawal from the area.
impolitic, blundering, clumsy, inept, gauche

tactical

adjective
Designed or implemented so as to gain a temporary limited advantage:
Translations
تَكْتيكي، مُتَعَلِّق بالتَّخْطيط
taktický
taktikai
herkænsku-
taktický

tactical

[ˈtæktɪkəl] ADJtáctico
tactical votingvotación f táctica

tactical

[ˈtæktɪkəl] adj
[decision, move, advantage, withdrawal, error] → tactique
a tactical error → une erreur tactique
[weapons, forces] → tactique

tactical

adj (Mil, fig) → taktisch

tactical

[ˈtæktɪkl] adjtattico/a

tactics

(ˈtӕktiks) noun plural
(sometimes in singular) the art of arranging troops, warships etc during a battle, in order to win or gain an advantage over one's opponents. They planned their tactics for the election/game/meeting.
ˈtactical adjective
of or concerned with tactics or successful planning. a tactical advantage.
ˈtactically adverb
tacˈtician (-ˈtiʃən) noun
a person who is good at tactics or successful planning.
References in classic literature ?
The modern naval man must feel that the time has come for the tactical practice of the great sea officers of the past to be laid by in the temple of august memories.
And that morning Colonel Michaud had ridden round the Drissa fortifications with the Emperor and had pointed out to him that this fortified camp constructed by Pfuel, and till then considered a chef-d'oeuvre of tactical science which would ensure Napoleon's destruction, was an absurdity, threatening the destruction of the Russian army.
Pfuel barely glanced- not so much at Prince Andrew as past him- and said, with a laugh: "That must have been a fine tactical war"; and, laughing contemptuously, went on into the room from which the sound of voices was heard.
Hiding order beneath the cloak of disorder is simply a question of subdivision; concealing courage under a show of timidity presupposes a fund of latent energy; masking strength with weakness is to be effected by tactical dispositions.
Continual, or even occasional, reminders of his feeling for her would constitute a tactical error of no mean dimensions.
The author applies concepts from tactical urbanism, which consists of local, hands-on, grassroots improvements to a city or neighborhood or solving immediate problems with minimal oversight, budget, and delay, to libraries.
21 January 2015 - US-based safety and survivability products provider The Safariland Group has acquired public safety uniform and equipment distributor Atlantic Tactical, Inc.
They must be able to prepare optimal plans at short notice, offering most effective weapons delivery options for current situation and nonstandard tactical maneuvers.
BDS Tactical is a leading manufacturer and designer of nylon tactical gear.
According to the agreement, the owners of Tactical Air Support will get 46% of the shares of the buyer after the acquisition.
Colonel Tomme begins his article by discussing what the term tactical means to a war fighter: "the warrior has a very specific understanding of what that technical term [tactical] means--applying to small-scale, short-lived events, usually involving troops in contact.