Preemptioner Pre*["e]mp"tion*er, n. One who holds a prior right to purchase certain public land. --Abbott. [1913 Webster]

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  • preëmptioner — noun /pɹiːˈɛmp.ʃənˌə,pɹiːˈɛmp.ʃənˌəɹ/ One who possesses the right of preëmption over certain land; compare: preëmptor. …the modern preëmptioner looks with jealousy at the stranger, and imagines that the corners of sections, quarter sections, and… …   Wiktionary

  • preemptioner — pre·emp·tion·er …   English syllables

  • preemptioner — sh(ə)nə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: preemption + er : the holder of a preemption right; also : preemptor …   Useful english dictionary

  • preëmptor — noun /pɹiːˈɛmptˌɔː,pɹiːˈɛmptˌɔɹ/ One who preëmpts; compare: preëmptioner. If the preëmptor filed his claim one day or one week before he commenced his occupation, his claim, as against the railroad company, is fraudulent. See Also: preëmpt,… …   Wiktionary

  • preëmptory — adjective /pɹiːˈɛmpt.əˌɹi/ a) Serving to preëmpt. b) Of, or pertaining unto, a preëmptor. See Also: preëmpt, preëmptible, preëmption, preëmptioner, preëmptive, preëmptively, preëmptor …   Wiktionary

  • preëmptive — adjective /pɹiːˈɛmp.tɪv/ a) Of, or pertaining unto, preëmption. b) Enacted with the intention of preëmpting an anticipated enemy strike. See Also: preëmpt, preëmptible, preëmption, preëmptioner, preëmptively, preëmptor, preëmptory …   Wiktionary

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