Bedeutung von “pre-empt” — Learner’s Dictionary

pre-empt

verb [ T ] us uk /ˌpriːˈempt/

to do something before something else happens in order to prevent it or reduce its effect

pre-emptive adjective

preventing something else from happening:

to take pre-emptive action

(Definition von “pre-empt” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)