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How to use preempted in a sentence
By stepping down, the embattled McCaffery preempted an ethics investigation that could have cost him his state pension.
The lowly rated four-hour block on caucus night preempted his show.
In fact, his Countdown program was preempted for the live caucus coverage.
For the moment at least, the Obama White House has preempted both.
Mandela, soon after the 1994 election, preempted them by publicly announcing he would step down after one five-year term.
So much earth must be preempted to extract so much moisture.The Land of Little Rain | Mary Austin
“Maybe the pretty girls will all be preempted before you get there,” Leigh replied.Winning the Wilderness | Margaret Hill McCarter
This vantage ground had been preempted mainly by the old men whose hearing was growing dim.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
But this region was at once preempted for freedom upon the discovery of gold.The Anti-Slavery Crusade | Jesse Macy
"Lower ten, car seven," was my berth-the one I had bought and found preempted.The Man in Lower Ten | Mary Roberts Rinehart
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