Meaning of “tactical” in the English Dictionary

"tactical" in British English

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uk /ˈtæk.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˈtæk.tɪ.kəl/

(Definition of “tactical” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tactical" in American English

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tacticaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈtæk·tɪ·kəl/

relating to tactics; done in order to get a particular result:

He made a tactical error in agreeing to the debates.

Tactical military operations or weapons are used to achieve specific goals.

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"tactical" in Business English

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uk /ˈtæktɪkəl/ us

relating to the methods used to achieve a particular result:

He has plenty of tactical ability and is a great organizer.
The tactical advantage offered 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)