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Alternative forms 
- tacticks (obsolete)
tactics (plural only)
- (military) The military science that deals with achieving the objectives set by strategy.
- (military) Manoeuvres used against an enemy.
- (military) The employment and ordered arrangement of forces in relation to each other.
- Plural form of tactic
Derived terms 
Related terms 
the employment of forces
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- ^ Joint Publication 1-02 U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms; 12 April 2001 (As Amended Through 14 April 2006).