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- (transitive) To appropriate something (before someone else does). (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- (transitive) To displace something, or take precedence over something. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- (transitive) To secure (land, etc.) by the right of preemption.
- (bridge, intransitive) To make a preemptive bid at bridge.
- (supersede sth): ninja (internet slang)
to displace something
to make a preemptive bid
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preempt (plural preempts)