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preemptive
used in Red: The Heroic Rescue

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Definition
designed or having the power to deter or prevent an anticipated situation or occurrence
  • Inventories of hardware, possible troop movement, preemptive strikes, political will-every possibility had been considered at great length.
    Chapter 11 (86% in)
  • So will pressure to launch a preemptive strike.
    Chapter 13 (25% in)
  • There are already rumblings of a preemptive nuclear strike, and I think Dwight might reverse himself on this one.
    Chapter 13 (30% in)
  • If either you or Israel does anything stupid, like try a preemptive strike, you'll send us all to our graves based on an assumption that is more likely wrong than right.
    Chapter 17 (29% in)

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