preemptory

adjective

pre·​emp·​to·​ry
-m(p)t(ə)rē,
-ri
: of or relating to preemption

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin praeemptus + English -ory

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“Preemptory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preemptory. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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