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tacticaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtæk·tɪ·kəl/
relating to tactics; done in ​order to get a ​particularresult: He made a tactical ​error in ​agreeing to the ​debates. Tactical ​militaryoperations or ​weapons are used to ​achievespecificgoals.
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"tactical" in Business English

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tacticaladjective

uk   us   /ˈtæktɪkəl/
relating to the ​methods used to ​achieve a particular ​result: He has plenty of tactical ​ability and is a great ​organizer. The tactical ​advantageoffered by ​cash is ​flexibility. a tactical error/mistake They made a tactical ​error by coming in with an ​offer that was so unrealistic.a tactical decision/move Analysts have largely viewed his ​resignation as a tactical ​move. the ​rise of tactical ​voting
(Definition of tactical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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