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noun     tactic pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually plural] a particular method or plan for achieving something

    The governor’s tactics involved accusing his opponent of being too liberal.

    She had often used the tactic of threatening to resign.

    strong-arm tactics (=methods involving threats, force, or violence):

    Others were furious at the government’s strong-arm tactics over the vote.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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