Lessening my chances of defeat by predetermining the victory
As taught by Sun Tzu in the chapter, after the third one

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Meaning

Sun Tzu was an ancient Chinese military general who wrote “The Art Of War”, an influent book on military strategy.
In the 4th chapter he explains the tactical positions:

Sun Tzu says that a great fighter puts himself in a position that makes defeat impossible (and so predetermining the victory) and waits for an oppurtunity to defeat the enemy.

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