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verb [transitive] target pronunciation in American English /ˈtɑrɡət/
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present participletargeting
past tensetargeted
past participletargeted
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  1. 1
    to intend or to try to attack someone or something
    1. a.
      to aim a bomb or weapon at someone or something

      Nuclear missiles will no longer be targeted on these cities.


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