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Found 2 items, similar to Preemption.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: preemption preemption n 1: the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject [syn: pre-emption] 2: the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property) [syn: pre-emption] 3: the right to purchase something in advance of others [syn: pre-emption] 4: a prior appropriation of something; “the preemption of bandwidth by commercial interests” [syn: pre-emption]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preemption Preemption \Pre*["e]mp"tion\ (?; 215), n. [Pref. pre- + emption: cf. F. pr['e]emption. See Redeem.] The act or right of purchasing before others. Specifically: (a) The privilege or prerogative formerly enjoyed by the king of buying provisions for his household in preference to others. [Eng.] (b) The right of an actual settler upon public lands (particularly those of the United States) to purchase a certain portion at a fixed price in preference to all other applicants. --Abbott. [1913 Webster]


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