Origin of tactic
Examples from the Web for tactic
But he added that the tactic ensured all “relevant” topics in the world of politics were back to the world of Paul.
When that tactic failed to break the strike, the Sikhs received a visitor: a representative from the Indian consulate in Houston.How the U.S. Sold Out Indian Asylum Seekers on the Border|Caitlin Dickson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a tactic designed to force Israeli concessions before talks break down.The Gaza Paradox: Hamas Has Little Support, but the War Has a Lot|Jesse Rosenfeld|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But overstating hateful history is precisely the tactic of the warmongers.
The tactic made sense only as a stall for defendants each facing 20 years or more in prison.Bernie Madoff’s Five Little Helpers Are Going To Prison.|Allan Dodds Frank|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man who overrides you will as often be pursuing a tactic as he cajoles you.The Unpopular Review Vol. I|Various
This tactic for a second must have disconcerted the Air Trust mercenaries.The Air Trust|George Allan England
Note, in this connection, the tactic of Mr. Balfour in the election struggle of 1909-10.The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson
But it may be met, on the part of the sceptic and idealist, by two modes of tactic.
In vain, or nearly so, is Friedrich's tactic or manoeuvring talent; what now is there to manoeuvre?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for tactic
Word Origin and History for tactic
1766, from Modern Latin tactica, from Greek taktike (tekhne) "(art of) arrangement," from fem. of taktikos (see tactics). Earlier it meant "a tactician" (1630s), and was in use as an adjective meaning "tactical" (c.1600).