Preemptors vs Preemptory - What's the difference?

preemptors | preemptory |


As a noun preemptors

is .

As an adjective preemptory is

pertaining to preemption.

preemptors

English

Noun

(head)
  • preemptory

    English

    Alternative forms

    * pre-emptory * preemptory

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Serving to .
  • Of, or pertaining unto, a .
  • Quotations

    *1863 , Donald Grant Mitchell, My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book , p105 *:But with this, and all other aids — among which I may name the loose preëmptory reflections and suggestions of certain adjoining farmers — I was by no means proud of the appearance of the little herd of twelve or fourteen cows with which operations were to commence. *1926 , S.S. McClure Co., McClure’s Magazine , p380 *:We pulls into Coal Creek late that night, and then he suddenly gets all-fired preëmptory . *2003 , Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Theosophical Quarterly Magazine 1907 , p40 *:The King sent preëmptory instructions to his Ambassador at Rome, Cardinal D’Estrees, to enter the lists against Molinos and to do everything in his power to ruin him.

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