Translation of tactical in Spanish:

tactical

Pronunciation: /ˈtæktɪkəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [weapon/bombing] táctico; [victory/retreat/error] táctico tactical voting voto (masculine) útil
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    • 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.
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    • 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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.