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pre-emptive
British English: /prɪˈɛmptɪv/
American English: /priˈɛmptɪv/

Translation of pre-emptive in French:

adjective

  • 1 (Law)
    (right)
    de préemption
    (purchase)
    par préemption
  • 3 (Games) (in bridge)
    (bid)
    de barrage

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