Sinónimos de pre-empt
to prevent an action by doing something which makes it pointless or impossibleHe pre-empted any decision to sack him
The French government has the right to pre-empt a piece sold at auction.
If there is no president, power will be assumed by extremist forces.
Several other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
Troops have seized the airport and radio stations.
Did she usurp his place in his mother's heart?
He arrogated the privilege to himself alone.
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in the sense of appropriate
to take for one's own use without permissionSeveral other newspapers have appropriated the idea.
in the sense of arrogate
to claim or seize without justificationHe arrogated the privilege to himself alone.
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