tactical


tactical
I adjective aimed, artful, astutus, blueprinted, calculated, cautus, considered, contrived, crafty, cunning, deliberate, designed, devised, diplomatic, diplomatical, engineered, intended, intriguing, knowing, maneuvering, organized, planned, plotted, politic, prepared, prudens, purposed, purposeful, skillful, strategic, strategical, studied, systematized, weighed, well-planned, well-thought-out II index strategic

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  • tactical — tac‧tic‧al [ˈtæktɪkl] adjective 1. done in order to achieve what you want at a later time, especially in a large plan: • Their agreement was a tactical move to avoid the threat of legal action. 2. tactical mistake/​error a mistake that will harm …   Financial and business terms

  • Tactical — Tac tic*al, a. [Gr. ?. See {Tactics}.] Tactic Tac tic, n. See {Tactics}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tactical — (adj.) 1560s, from Mod.L. tactica (see TACTICS (Cf. tactics)); in reference to nuclear weapons (opposed to strategic) it is recorded from 1957. Related: Tactically …   Etymology dictionary

  • tactical — strategic, logistic (see under STRATEGY) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tactical — [adj] strategic calculated, clever, cunning, deliberate, diplomatic, planned, politic, prudent, skillful, smart, well planned; concept 544 …   New thesaurus

  • tactical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) done or planned to gain a specific military end. 2) (of bombing or weapons) done or for use in immediate support of military or naval operations. Often contrasted with STRATEGIC(Cf. ↑strategically). 3) planned in order to achieve… …   English terms dictionary

  • tactical — [tak′ti kəl] adj. 1. of or having to do with tactics, esp. in military or naval maneuvers 2. characterized by or showing cleverness and skill in tactics tactically adv …   English World dictionary

  • tactical — tac|ti|cal [ tæktıkl ] adjective 1. ) a tactical action is one that you do as part of a plan for achieving what you want: Getting the trial postponed was a tactical victory. a tactical error/mistake (=a bad decision or plan) 2. ) involving… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tactical — UK [ˈtæktɪk(ə)l] / US adjective 1) a tactical action is one that you do as part of a plan for achieving what you want Getting the trial postponed was a tactical victory. a tactical error/mistake (= a bad decision or plan) 2) involving military… …   English dictionary

  • tactical — [[t]tæ̱ktɪk(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n You use tactical to describe an action or plan which is intended to help someone achieve what they want in a particular situation. It s not yet clear whether the Prime Minister s resignation offer is a… …   English dictionary


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