Origin of preemptive
Examples from the Web for pre-emptive
Contemporary Examples of pre-emptive
"My pre-emptive action of hand shaking was fruitless," Hatami said, explaining the kiss.The Kiss That Sent Iran Crazy and an Actress to Be Flogged in Public
May 23, 2014
The sacking of Bo Xilai is a pre-emptive move to ensure that the liberal line prevails in China, not the statist model.Bo Xilai’s Sacking Signals Showdown In China’s Communist Party
March 15, 2012
They are “in danger of committing pre-emptive superpower suicide out of a misplaced fear of declining power”.Credit for Cassandra, Cont'd.
February 7, 2012
In the last year alone, Allred has become the first name in pre-emptive Fembot litigation.Rise of the Fembots
April 19, 2010
The Constitution allows the president to issue such a blanket, pre-emptive pardon.Will Bush Pardon Himself?
January 18, 2009