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1.A person, object, or place selected as the aim of an attack.
‘the airport terminal was the target of a bomb'
‘a military target'
‘We've seen quite a shift from attacks on civilian targets to stronger attacks on military targets, particularly in the last 10 days.'
‘He repeated a government and the men's family's belief that the two were not planning to attack targets in South Africa, as reported.'
‘A warning today about more possible bomb attacks against Western targets in Indonesia.'
2.A mark or point at which one fires or aims, especially a round or rectangular board marked with concentric circles used in archery or shooting.
‘Imagine an archery target with two arrows sticking in the very centre of it.'
‘The coloured posts mark the shooting position for each target and should be marked with the number of arrows to be shot from each post.'
‘Given his one genuine sight of goal in the first half, he hit the goalkeeper rather than the target.'
‘Eventually we continued on our way, past gently rolling hills and archery targets in a field.'
‘The sun began to slide down toward the west end of the sky as they were setting up targets for their archery contest.'
3.An objective or result towards which efforts are directed.
‘the car met its sales target in record time'
‘Energetic fundraisers have gone a long way towards meeting their target and well ahead of time, too, because work on the church has to be delayed.'
‘The software enables record labels to track usage for target marketing and sales efforts.'
‘Failure to meet specified targets could result in the coach's dismissal.'
‘There are targets set around sales and those targets have to be met.'
4.A person or thing against whom criticism or abuse is directed.
‘they were the target for a wave of abuse from the press'
‘The president's popularity ratings are down to their pre-September 11 levels and he is a target for political criticism once more.'
‘And then, when a third party defends the targets against the unfair criticisms, the critics seem upset.'
‘Ministers have allowed themselves to become the targets of criticism from both sides of the debate.'
‘Increasingly the poor and the uneducated - the most vulnerable sections of society - have become targets for police abuse.'
5.An idealization of the articulation of a speech sound, with reference to which actual utterances can be described.
‘In experiment 9, a computer program was written to give the subjects the choice of selecting the target sound that they have heard, its position in the token and its adjacent vowel.'
‘The basic sound, or phoneme, is selected as a target for treatment.'
‘Identify the position of a target sound in a word.'
6.A small round shield or buckler.
‘It was soldiers armed with targets such as these under the command of Gonzalvo de Cordoba who defeated the Hapsburg-Valois pike formations in the Italian wars.'
‘Like the target, arm-straps link its maneuverability directly to the movement of the arm, so it is less versatile than a center-grip shield.'
‘Targets and bucklers are small shields known to have been used in later historical periods, although targets became larger in the Renaissance.'
1.A small round shield or buckler.
‘two men were targeted by the attackers'
2.Select as an object of attention or attack.
‘York City supporters are to target the FA in a double-pronged attack to highlight the plight of the club.'
‘People chose to target me for my name, for my runners or whatever, you know, so I had to deal with things to survive.'
‘All enemy vehicles can be destroyed with any weapon provided you target a key weak point and attack it enough times.'
‘Abandoned cars left on private land are to be targeted by scrapper crews in Colchester.'
3.Aim or direct (something)
‘warheads were targeted on a European city'
‘In direct to consumer advertising, drug companies target advertisements for prescription drugs directly at the public.'
‘After being targeted to the thylakoid membrane, the D1 protein elongation and membrane insertion occur concomitantly.'
‘She believed that a return to the year 2000 budget level, with the money being targeted at those who had lost out in the changeover from a headage to an area based payment scheme, would go a long way to redressing the anomalies which had occurred.'
‘Packages targeted at business users will also be available in three different bands.'