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Synonyms for preemptive
priˈɛmp tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preemptive, pre-emptiveadjective

    designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence

    "a preemptive business offer"

    Synonyms:
    pre-emptive

    Antonyms:
    permissive

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How to use preemptive in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    I'll be signing something in a little while that's going to do that, i'll be doing something that's somewhat preemptive and ultimately will be matched by legislation I'm sure.

  2. Vijay Gokhale:

    In the face of imminent danger, a preemptive strike became absolutely necessary, the existence of such training facilities, capable of training hundreds of jihadis could not have functioned without the knowledge of the Pakistani authorities.

  3. Pak Myong Ho:

    Our stance is that since the US and its followers continue their nuclear threats and intimidation -- in the form of their annual military drills -- on the doorstep of DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), we will continue to strengthen our defense and preemptive strike capabilities.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I will say, though, that the Democrats, if they bring a lawsuit on it … you have to get it solved, i would like to see Senator Cruz do something where maybe Senator Cruz goes in a preemptive fashion into court to try and get some kind of an order because I would not like to see that happen.

  5. Ali Khamenei:

    Peacetime offers great opportunities for our armed forces to ... build up on preemptive capacities.

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