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preempts

verb
present tense third-person singular of preempt

Synonyms of preempts

to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
  • the thoughtless teenagers had preempted front-row seats that were reserved for the guests of honor

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“Preempts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preempts. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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