- the patterns in which the elements of a given level or stratum in a language may combine to form larger constructions.
- the study and description of such patterns.
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synonym study for tactics
OTHER WORDS FROM tacticscoun·ter·tac·tics, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for tactics
First, he emphasized the importance of the police and the need for new training and an end to “broken windows” tactics.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall|Jacob Siegel|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other groups in the progressive orbit are trying out other tactics.
No law or even revolution in police tactics can fully curb the rising expectations that come with a wired world.
Australia earlier cancelled Blanc's visa over claims his tactics promote sexual assault.
It may be surprising that Christian authors would use tactics that even those outside the church consider unethical.How the Religious Right Scams Its Way Onto the New York Times Bestseller List|Warren Throckmorton|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I cannot put my own case to the Admiralty although the machines are wanted for overland tactics—a fatal blind alley.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Leander seen what he needed was tactics, and his regular tactics was to hold the scholar at arm's length by the hair.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The men composing the regiment were fighters, but in their tactics differed little from the guerrillas.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Bruce, however, had resolutely restricted himself to the tactics of defence; but the anticipation was a natural one enough.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
Sir Lucien was first surprised, then piqued, and finally interested by such unusual tactics.Dope|Sax Rohmer