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1. pre-emptor, preemptor

someone who acquires land by preemption

2. pre-emptor, preemptor

a bidder in bridge who makes a preemptive bid

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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1. (transitive)
to acquire in advance of or to the exclusion of others; appropriate
2. (transitive) mainly US
to occupy (public land) in order to acquire a prior right to purchase
3. (intransitive) bridge
to make a high opening bid, often on a weak hand, to shut out opposition bidding

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