Definition of 'delaying tactic'
Example sentences containing 'delaying tactic'
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There was a moment when he considered taking a hostage, but realized it could only be a delaying tactic before the inevitable end. A SONG AT TWILIGHT (2004)It sounded like a bitter joke, but he got the feeling it was also a delaying tactic. THE ONLY GAME (2004)He offered the Basque a cigarette - a delaying tactic - but he declined. AMAGANSETT (2004)
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Used Rarely. delaying tactic is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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