How to use "preempt" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "preempt" in popular movie and book plots

  • But the system is not able to 'break' the young women, and instead of to preempt a new generation's caravans from following their nomadic traditions along Switzerland's country lanes.  - Children of the Open Road
  • Megan is convinced the suspect is not the Alphabet Killer and breaks procedure to preempt a police raid.  - The Alphabet Killer
  • With events going too far, Xavier orders the X-Men to subdue Jean to preempt Lilandra's emergency measure.  - The Dark Phoenix Saga
  • Lupin resigns to preempt an uproar from parents over a werewolf teaching their children.  - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)
  • Thus he hopes to preempt Diktor's influence, charting his own course instead.  - By His Bootstraps
  • To preempt a furious mrs Robinson, who threatens to tell Elaine her version of their affair, Benjamin tells Elaine that the married woman was her mother.  - The Graduate

Example sentences for "preempt" in interesting articles

Meaning of "preempt" in English

  • a high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
  • make a preemptive bid in the game of bridge
  • acquire for oneself before others can do so
  • gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially so as to obtain the right to buy (land)
  • take the place of or have precedence over
    - discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor

Meaning of "preempt" in Hindi

  • रोकना ( Rokana, rokanaa)

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