The displacement of an advertising spot in a commercial break by another advertising spot for which a higher price has been bid or when an advertising spot in a commercial break is re-assigned to another program by the TV station.
Found op http://www.agbnielsen.net/glossary/glossaryQ.asp?type=alpha&jump=none
The purchase by one person before an opportunity is offered to others. Also the right to make such a purchase. This is commonly given to shareholders in private companies so that, if new shares are to be issued or existing shares are to be sold, they must first be offered to the existing shareholder...
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20912
The right of preemption is the right of a nation to detain the merchandise of strangers passing through her territories or seas, in order to afford to her subjects the preference of purchase.This right is sometimes regulated by treaty. In that which was made between the United States and Great Brita...
Found op http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/p136.htm
[n] - the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject 2. [n] - the right of a government to seize or appropriate something (as property) 3. [n] - the right to purchase something in advance of others 4. [n] - a prior appropriatio...
Found op http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=preemption
Pre·ëmp'tion noun [ Prefix pre- + emption : confer French préemption . See Redeem .] The act or right of purchasing before others. Specifically: (a) The privilege or prerogative formerly enjoyed by the king of buyi...
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/148
The act or right of purchasing before others. Specifically: ... The privilege or prerogative formerly enjoyed by the king of buying provisions for his household in preference to others. ... The right of an actual settler upon public lands (particularly those of the United States) to purchase a certa...
Found op http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?preemption
pre-emption noun a prior appropriation of something; `the preemption of bandwidth by commercial interests`
Found op http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=preemption
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