Yahoo奇摩字典 網頁搜尋

  1. pre-emption

    • IPA[priːˈɛmpʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the purchase of goods or shares by one person or party before the opportunity is offered to others;the right to purchase public land before the opportunity is offered to others.
    • noun: pre-emption

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the purchase of goods or shares by one person or party before the opportunity is offered to others the commission had the right of pre-emption
    • North American historical the right to purchase public land before the opportunity is offered to others.
    • 2. the action of pre-empting or forestalling, especially of making a pre-emptive attack damaging retaliation for any attempt at pre-emption