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  1. preempt

    • IPA[prēˈempt]

    美式

    • v.
      take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) from happening; forestall;act in advance of (someone) in order to prevent them from doing something
    • n.
      a preemptive bid.
    • verb: pre-empt, 3rd person present: pre-empts, gerund or present participle: pre-empting, past tense: pre-empted, past participle: pre-empted

    • 釋義

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    名詞

    • 1. a preemptive bid.