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1target/ˈtɑɚgət/noun
pluraltargets
1target
/ˈtɑɚgət/
noun
pluraltargets
Learner's definition of TARGET  
[count]
: something that you are trying to do or achieve
: a place, thing, or person at which an attack is aimed — often used figuratively
: the person or group that someone is trying to influence, sell something to, etc. — often used before another noun
: something (such as a round board with circles on it) that you try to hit with arrows, bullets, etc.

off target

: not correct or accurate
: not likely to reach a goal

on target

: correct or accurate
: likely to reach a goal
2target/ˈtɑɚgət/verb
targetstargetedtargeting
2target
/ˈtɑɚgət/
verb
targetstargetedtargeting
Learner's definition of TARGET  
[+ object]
: to aim an attack at someone or something
: to direct an action, message, etc., at someone or something
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