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Overview of noun preemption

The noun preemption has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. preemption, pre-emption

(the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject)

2. preemption, pre-emption

(the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property))

3. preemption, pre-emption

(the right to purchase something in advance of others)

4. preemption, pre-emption

(a prior appropriation of something; "the preemption of bandwidth by commercial interests") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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