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adjective     tactical pronunciation in British English
/ˈtæktɪk(ə)l/
  1. 1
    a tactical action is one that you do as part of a plan for achieving what you want

    Getting the trial postponed was a tactical victory.

    a tactical error/mistake (=a bad decision or plan)

  2. 3
    tactical aircraft, missiles, and other weapons are designed to be used over short distances

    sea-based tactical aircraft

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