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strategize

or (especially British) strategise

[strat-i-jahyz] /ˈstræt ɪˌdʒaɪz/
verb (used without object), strategized, strategizing.
1.
to make up or determine strategy; plan.
Origin of strategize
1970-1975
1970-75; strateg(y) + -ize
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  • As they neared the exit, they started to strategize about the best ride to go on next.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
Word Origin and History for strategize
v.

1943, American English, from strategy + -ize. Related: Strategized; strategizing.

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