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Synonyms and Antonyms for pre-emptive

1. pre-emptive (adj.)

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

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2. pre-Christian (adj.)

of or relating to or being the time before the beginning of the Christian era

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3. pre-Socratic (adj.)

before the time of Socrates

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4. pre-Columbian (adj.)

of or relating to or originating in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus

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5. pre-Jurassic (adj.)

of or relating to or denoting the time before the Jurassic period

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6. pre-emption (n.)

a prior appropriation of something

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7. pre-Socratic (n.)

any philosopher who lived before Socrates

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8. pre-existing (adj.)

existing previously or before something

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9. pre-emption (n.)

the right to purchase something in advance of others

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10. pre-emption (n.)

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

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