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tactical

Pronunciation: /ˈtæktɪkəl/

Translation of tactical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [weapon/bombing] táctico; [victory/retreat/error] táctico tactical voting voto (masculine) útil
    Example sentences
    • That, he says, was the basis upon which the squad was chosen, rather than with a specific tactical plan in place.
    • Thus, they determine the feasibility of strategic and tactical plans.
    • The result is usually a plan focused at the tactical level driven by the Defense Department toward an exit strategy.
    Example sentences
    • The depot is the Army's center of technical excellence for air defense and tactical missile ground support equipment.
    • Washington was not aware of the presence of these tactical nuclear weapons and delivery systems in Cuba.
    • He announced to the world the Soviet Union was building secret missile bases in Cuba to house tactical nuclear weapons.

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