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noun tag pronunciation in British English /tæɡ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small piece of paper or other material that is fixed to something to give information about it, or is fixed to someone to show who they are
    I can’t find the price tag for this coat.
    We were all given name tags to wear at the conference.
  2. 5
    [countable] informal a piece of graffiti consisting of the artists name
    1. a.
      [countable] [usually singular] informal a name or phrase that is used as a way of describing someone


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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