preempt[ pree-empt ]SEE DEFINITION OF preempt
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREEMPT
It was what is called a wind-break and I determined to preempt it for the night.
The woman who forgives and doesn't forget is trying to preempt heaven and raise hell.
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