Preempt in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Preempt

to take steps to prevent something from happening

Examples of Preempt in a sentence

The company decided to meet with its former employee as a way to preempt a lawsuit.  🔊

One way to preempt misbehavior in children is to give them things to keep them busy.  🔊

No matter what she tried, the woman couldn’t preempt the puppy from pottying in the house.  🔊

Later this week, sign will be placed a few feet in front of the intersection to preempt accidents from occurring.  🔊

To preempt more immigrants from crossing the border, more police officers were hired.  🔊

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