Definition of tactic in English:

tactic

Syllabification: tac·tic
Pronunciation: /ˈtaktik
 
/

noun

Derivatives

tactician

Pronunciation: /takˈtiSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • That's up to the military and our strategists and tacticians.
  • The exercise has become a rather litigious one as high-ranking commanders find themselves surrounded not only by strategists, tacticians, and intelligence officers, but by legal counsel as well.
  • The war's history had been revised so that Stalin was no longer portrayed as the great strategist and tactician, with the generals merely his executives.

Origin

mid 18th century: from modern Latin tactica, from Greek taktikē (tekhnē) '(art) of tactics', feminine of taktikos, from taktos 'ordered, arranged', from the base of tassein 'arrange'.

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