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Synonyms for preemptive
priˈɛmp tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preemptive, pre-emptive(adj)

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

    "a preemptive business offer"

    Synonyms:
    pre-emptive

    Antonyms:
    permissive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    preventive, pre-emptive, preemption, proactive, precautionary, preventative

How to pronounce preemptive?

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How to use preemptive in a sentence?

  1. Hiroshi Imazu:

    There are limitations( of our) ballistic missile defense( BMD) if several missiles are fired, neutralizing an enemy base( and preventing the launch of) the second and third missiles is within the range of self-defense. It is not a preemptive strike.

  2. Another North Korean propaganda outlet:

    The emergency epidemic prevention measures carried out by our party and the government are highly trustworthy preemptive and decisive measures that ensure the survival and safety of our people.

  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. 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.

  5. The President:

    I'll be doing something that's somewhat preemptive and ultimately will be matched by legislation I'm sure.


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