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tactics

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tactics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction tac·tics \ˈtak-tiks\

Definition of TACTICS

1
a :  the science and art of disposing and maneuvering forces in combat
b :  the art or skill of employing available means to accomplish an end
2
:  a system or mode of procedure
3
:  the study of the grammatical relations within a language including morphology and syntax

Origin of TACTICS

New Latin tactica, plural, from Greek taktika, from neuter plural of taktikos of order, of tactics, fit for arranging, from tassein to arrange, place in battle formation
First Known Use: 1626

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