tactical

[ tak-ti-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF tactical
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TACTICAL

Qy.: Are any of these tactical improvements by Xenophon himself?

Before I went away the tactical situation was explained to me.

On tactical grounds alone the change of procedure was desirable.

The Prussians suffered a strategic, though not a tactical defeat.

It was a question the "tactical department" could not answer, but it thought volumes.

Battalion a tactical unit; duties and responsibilities of major.

He'll visit the bivouac area and observe the tactical exercises.

Every point of tactical importance in the city was occupied by troops.

If the battle was a tactical draw, at least we had a strategic balance in our favour.

Yet, after all, Sir Arthur Wellesley had won merely a tactical victory.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Modern Latin tactica (see tactics); in reference to nuclear weapons (opposed to strategic) it is recorded from 1957. Related: Tactically.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TACTICAL

advisable

adjectiverecommended, wise
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