Preempt definition, to occupy (land) in order to establish a prior right to buy. See more.


Preempt definition is - to acquire (something, such as land) by preemption. ... See the full definition for preempt in the English Language Learners Dictionary.


preempt meaning: 1. to prevent something from happening by taking action first: 2. If a broadcast is preempted, it is replaced by another, usually more important ...


Define preempt. preempt synonyms, preempt pronunciation, preempt translation, English dictionary definition of preempt. v. pre·empt·ed , pre·empt·ing ...


If everyone at the lunch meeting is vying for the last roast beef sandwich, but you grab it first, you preempt your colleagues from getting it. Let them eat liverwurst.


Define preempt (verb) in American English and get synonyms. What is preempt ( verb)? preempt (verb) meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan ...


"If that is what you wish, I will engage to say nothing that will preempt your revelation. Stephanie Laurens ON A WICKED DAWN (2002) ...


preempt definition: To preempt is defined as to seize, take priority over or take the place of. (verb) An example of to preempt is for a local government to take over ...


Definition of pre-empt - take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) happening; forestall, acquire or appropriate (something) in advance, make a.