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Borrowed from Ancient Greek τακτικός (taktikós, fit for ordering), from τάσσω (tássō, to order, to arrange).

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tactic (plural tactics)

  1. A maneuver, or action calculated to achieve some end.
  2. (military) Maneuver used against an enemy.

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tactic (comparative more tactic, superlative most tactic)

  1. (chemistry) Describing a polymer whose repeat units are identical
  2. (dated) tactical; of or relating to the art of military and naval tactics.
    • Thomas Campbell
      But time will teach the Russ, ev'n conquering War
      Has handmaid arts: aye, aye, the Russ will woo
      All sciences that speed Bellona's car,
      All murder's tactic arts, and win them too []

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