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Preemption

Pre`emp´tion
n.1.The act or right of purchasing before others.
Noun1.preemption - the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject
Synonyms: pre-emption
2.preemption - the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property)
Synonyms: pre-emption
3.preemption - the right to purchase something in advance of others
Synonyms: pre-emption
4.preemption - a prior appropriation of something; "the preemption of bandwidth by commercial interests"
Synonyms: pre-emption
adoption, appropriation, arrogation, assumption, colonization, conquest, emption, enslavement, first option, first refusal, indent, occupation, option, preoccupation, prepossession, refusal, requisition, right of emption, right of preemption, subjugation, takeover, taking over, usurpation
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