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preempt

verb acquire beforehand, annex, appropriate for use, arrogate to oneself, assume, catch, exclude, force from, gain possession, invade, obtain, occupy, preclude, preoccupy, seize, take, take over, take possession of, usurp
Associated concepts: doctrine of federal preemption, preemption in filing, preemptive right, preemptive right of shareholders, right of preemption
See also: attach, distrain, preclude, seize, sequester
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Dodick's report on the proportion of patients achieving at least a 75% reduction in headache days per month was just one of several secondary end points in PREEMPT presented at the congress for the first time.
The Service argued that Congress did not intend either of these statutory passages to preempt state community property law for refund purposes.
CPSC's draft standard on upholstered furniture flammability would preempt state standards.
Once we start talking about our right to preempt our perceived threats, everyone else is going to talk about their right to preempt their own perceived threats," says Michael Donovan, research analyst at the Center for Defense Information.
The Eclipse Database Cluster is integrated with Linux NetworX ICE cluster management tools to provide remote power control, temperature sensing, and real-time monitoring of critical system functions allowing IT managers to preempt, accurately diagnose, and quickly respond to any component failure before it affects system availability.
In matters of interstate commerce, the federal government can enact laws that preempt otherwise applicable state law.
Court of Appeals partially upheld Texas' HMO Liability Act, finding that ERISA does not completely preempt Texas citizens' right to sue health plans.
Although the preemption clause was ultimately removed in the revised final rule, HHS continues to assert its authority to preempt state law governing organ allocation as a matter of statutory intent under the National Organ Transplant Act.
The answer may depend upon whether or not the state law was "intended" to preempt municipal or local law.
How does one know that the federal law is intended to preempt state regulation?
In related areas, pending federal bankruptcy legislation and a proposal for a federal no-fault auto insurance law also would preempt state laws.
It was subsequently licensed by MS BioScience in Madison, Wisconsin, and is sold as PREEMPT.