Definition of tactically in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtaktək(ə)lē/ /ˈtæktək(ə)li/

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  • 1In a way that relates to actions carefully planned to gain a specific end.

    ‘the community remained firm and the government tactically retreated’
    • ‘tactically speaking, it was a bad move’
    • ‘In exposing weak or faulty paths, the opportunity to operate tactically at the expense of competitors becomes apparent.’
    • ‘Tactically speaking, it is almost always better to have more centers than fewer.’
    • ‘While direct marketing may be used tactically, it must be a part of a brand's longer-term marketing plan.’
    • ‘Looking over your games will help you see your weaknesses and will help you improve tactically.’
    • ‘To win, you have to think in terms of odds and chances at victory, which makes you think tactically.’
    • ‘Price promotion could certainly help tactically in the short term.’
    • ‘Many designers don't think tactically about their decisions.’
    • ‘Traditionally, sales promotions have been used tactically to encourage brand switching.’
    • ‘Tactically speaking, I think we blundered early on and never really recovered.’
    • ‘Tactically he's very strong and he sees the situation not only before the match but during it.’
    1. 1.1In a way that relates to military tactics.
      ‘every aspect of the training must be tactically oriented’
      • ‘the operation was commanded tactically by a British Army officer’
      • ‘The invention achieved the objective - to make a nuclear weapon that was tactically useful.’
      • ‘He went further and occupied tactically important places inside the country.’
      • ‘The operation, commanded tactically by a British army officer, was divided into two.’
      • ‘The need for a tactically oriented air force, capable of attacking enemy front lines, was still there.’
      • ‘Tactically, the army in the field is continuing its remarkable demonstration of professional competence.’