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tac·tics

tactics

 
pronunciation:
taek tihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: (used with a plural verb) methods used to bring something about.
His tactics for getting a raise were successful.
synonyms:
maneuver, move
similar words:
device, dodge, scheme
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The word tactics contains the following parts:
tax, taxo Greek root that means arrangement, order
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-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology