Sinónimos de inglés

Sinónimos de pre-empt

(verbo) 
Definition
to prevent an action by doing something which makes it pointless or impossible
He pre-empted any decision to sack him
Sinónimos
forestall
They had done little to forestall the attack.
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anticipate
You've anticipated my next question.
,
prevent
We took steps to prevent it happening.
These methods prevent pregnancy.
,
steal a march on
,
get in before
(verbo) 
The French government has the right to pre-empt a piece sold at auction.
Sinónimos
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assume
If there is no president, power will be assumed by extremist forces.
,
take over
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appropriate
Several other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
, ,
seize
Troops have seized the airport and radio stations.
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usurp
Did she usurp his place in his mother's heart?
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arrogate
He arrogated the privilege to himself alone.

Otros sinónimos

in the sense of appropriate
Definition
to take for one's own use without permission
Several other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
in the sense of arrogate
Definition
to claim or seize without justification
He arrogated the privilege to himself alone.
Sinónimos
in the sense of assume
If there is no president, power will be assumed by extremist forces.
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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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