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Synonyms for tactic

Synonyms for tactic

an action calculated to achieve an end

a method of deploying troops and equipment in combat

Synonyms for tactic

a plan for attaining a particular goal

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The disruption zones were based on activity associated with suicide vest or vehicle borne IED activity, irregular tactics, and typically observed near combat outposts and government controlled areas.
Understanding how influence tactics affect supervisor-directed organizational citizenship behavior can provide guidelines for training supervisors in the use of appropriate influence tactics to increase organizational citizenship behavior in organizations.
Elstad and Its Evolution into an Interrogation Tactic
Such viral marketing tactics have included an odd companion web site for Burger King called Subservient Chicken (see sidebar) and long format commercials called "Webisodes" by BMW and American Express that never see the light of day on TV.
Thus, the results did not entirely support our original hypothesis, indicating that people's perceptions of three non-sanctioned political tactics are greater than the frequency with which they use them and that there is no difference between people's perceptions of one non-sanctioned political tactic and the frequency with which they use it.
How has the Christian Coalition managed to achieve such swift development of tactics to control several of the major state conventions within such a short time?
A better method is the indirect approach that is used so successfully in military tactics.
We have tactics for separate teams - tactics for Brazil and tactics for Japan and Australia.
This Wing-T tactic is extremely effective vs teams that have a rover who favors offensive strength because it forces the rover to run across the formation.
The classic example of this "sleight of hand" tactic is how President Clinton, with the complicity of the media magicians, was impeached for transgressions related to the Monica Lewinsky scandal when he should have been impeached for the far more serious crime of "Chinagate" (page 23).
Now, biologist Piotr Jablonski at the University of Arizona in Tucson has figured out how this tactic works so well.
A key Justice Department tactic in overzealous investigations, emulated in Starr's stalking of Clinton, is to pursue one's quarry by going after a chain of people toward the end of which are some who, by virtue of their current or former relationship with the ultimate target, are in a position to provide seemingly credible incriminating testimony.
Naval Institute on Naval Tactics is a collection of thirteen essays assembled by Captain Wayne Hughes, USN (Ret.