pre-emptive

[pri'emptiv]
  • adj. 优先购买的
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pre-emptive 先发制人的

来自pre-emption,先行购买,-ive,形容词后缀。比喻用法。

pre-emptive (adj.)
also preemptive, 1806, "pertaining to preemption;" from pre-emption + -ive. Specifically of an attack on an enemy who is plotting his own attack, 1958, a term from the Cold War. Related: Pre-emptively; preemptively.
1. The subject came up during a pre-dinner drink with our guests.
在与客人喝餐前酒的时候,有人提到了这个话题。

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2. Children graduate to the kindergarten, then pre-school, and then school.
孩子们先上幼儿园,然后上学前班,再接着上小学。

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3. Most pre-prepared weight loss products are next to useless.
大多数预制减肥产品几乎都没有什么功效。

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4. These ceremonies were already part of pre-Christian ritual in Mexico.
这些仪式已经成为墨西哥基督教时期以前的宗教仪式的一部分。

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5. For a decade "X" was the pre-eminent punk band in Los Angeles.
10年来,“X”乐队一直都是洛杉矶最杰出的朋克乐队。

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