tactically

tactical

[tak-ti-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to tactics, especially military or naval tactics.
2.
characterized by skillful tactics or adroit maneuvering or procedure: tactical movements.
3.
of or pertaining to a maneuver or plan of action designed as an expedient toward gaining a desired end or temporary advantage.
4.
expedient; calculated.
5.
prudent; politic.

Origin:
1560–70; tactic + -al1

tactically, adverb
nontactical, adjective
nontactically, adverb
untactical, adjective
untactically, adverb
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tactical (ˈtæktɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or employing tactics: a tactical error
2.  (of weapons, attacks, etc) used in or supporting limited military operations: a tactical missile; tactical bombing
3.  skilful or diplomatic: a tactical manoeuvre
 
'tactically
 
adv

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tactical
1560s, from Mod.L. tactica (see tactics); in reference to nuclear weapons (opposed to strategic) it is recorded from 1957. Related: Tactically.
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