Definition of 'tactic'

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There is no suggestion that he intends to use similar tactics against cigarette smokers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because the tactics used by away teams have evolved. The Sun (2016)Spurs are going to need to find more ways to win matches as teams use the same tactics to stop them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The shock tactics work far better than generic warnings, say researchers. The Sun (2017)Yet they seemed to use the same tactic against Watford. The Sun (2016)The aggressive tactics employed by investigators from IHAT should also be reviewed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No less shabby is the cynical way the banks used the courts as a delaying tactic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Soca will also adopt disruption tactics to wreck planned criminal operations. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My advice lines today explain tactics to help yourself. The Sun (2012)He employed similar tactics to help other victims of official misconduct. Christianity Today (2000)It now seems to be pursuing some of the poor tactics that banks adopt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But there is a method in this tactic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His colleagues also adopted these stealth tactics. Andy Dougan THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)An advice line today explains practical tactics for you both. The Sun (2012) Shock tactics are no more likely to work than increasing the prospects of being jailed or handing down longer sentences. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All we see are delaying tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It seems that shock tactics work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both sides frequently adopt this tactic. Yearley, Steven Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)It is unclear if any union officials are involved in the intimidation tactics being used to stop miners from returning to work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Other problems solve themselves in time, and delaying tactics are the best form of action. Lumsden, Robert 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972) Shock and awe tactics don't work twice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In this, they employed two tactics. Malcolm Balen A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)Their tactics, training methods and organisation are much more efficient than the rest. The Sun (2008)Its last-ditch delaying tactic was to ask to see my boarding pass. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Producers hope the shock tactic will stir things up in the house, which has so far seen little friction. The Sun (2009)Similar tactics are employed in Brazil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This made perfect sense and is a tactic often used by British police when they are very close to moving in on a suspect. The Sun (2007)

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