Tactic Tac"tic, Tactical Tac"tic*al, a. [Gr. taktiko`s. See {tactics}.] Of or pertaining to military or naval tactics; hence, pertaining to, or characterized by, planning or maneuvering for the short term; -- contrasted with {strategic}, planning for the long term. -- {Tac"tic*al*ly}, adv. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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