tactical ADJECTIVE 1) done or planned to gain a specific military end. 2) (of bombing or weapons) done or for use in immediate support of military or naval operations. Often contrasted with STRATEGIC(Cf. ↑strategically). 3) planned in order to achieve an end beyond the immediate action. 4) (of voting) aimed at preventing the strongest candidate from winning by supporting the next strongest, without regard to one's true political allegiance.
DERIVATIVES tactically adverb.

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