preempt

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preempt /priˈɛmpt/ verb
preempts; preempted; preempting
preempt
/priˈɛmpt/
verb
preempts; preempted; preempting
Learner's definition of PREEMPT
[+ object]
formal : to prevent (something) from happening
formal : to take the place of (something)
US : to be shown instead of (another television program)

— preemption

/priˈɛmpʃən/ noun, plural preemptions
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