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Pronunciation of Preempts: Learn how to pronounce Preempts in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word pre-empt:

verb
[with object]
1take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) happening; forestall:
the government pre-empted a coup attempt
act in advance of (someone) in order to prevent them doing something:
it looked as if she’d ask him more, but Parr pre-empted her
2acquire or appropriate (something) in advance:
many tables were already pre-empted by family parties
North American occupy (public land) so as to have a pre-emptive right to buy it before others.
3 [no object] Bridge make a pre-emptive bid.
noun
Bridge
a pre-emptive bid.
Derivatives
pre-emptor
noun
Origin:
mid 19th century: back-formation from pre-emption