tar·​get·​able ˈtär-gə-tə-bəl How to pronounce targetable (audio)
: capable of being aimed at a target
missiles with targetable warheads

Examples of targetable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anonymized usage data and other first-party signals can be fed into contextual solutions to improve the engine’s capabilities, extrapolating targetable audiences from a wealth of insights. Evgeny Popov, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 Some of these ICBMs carried large, multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles, which could fire a cluster of warheads at more than one target. Niall Ferguson, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 For example, most Americans have an Amazon Prime account, providing a large pool of targetable shoppers for brands to reach through retail media. Gary Drenik, Forbes, 4 May 2023 Patients without targetable mutations like EGFR or ALK in non-small cell lung cancer have faced long odds for a long time. Angus Chen Reprints, STAT, 20 Apr. 2023 Omnicom Media Group, part of advertising-agency holding company Omnicom Group Inc., is increasing its podcast investment now partly because audiences continue to grow and partly because technology is making the ads more targetable and measurable, Ms. Sullivan said. Nat Ives, WSJ, 8 July 2020 This is especially true for anaplastic thyroid cancer, which has a poor prognosis but has targetable genetic alterations in about 40% of cases. Christine Coppa, Health, 15 Mar. 2023 But recent research points to a way of making certain cancers more targetable. Connor Lynch, Discover Magazine, 26 Oct. 2022 And for brands and advertisers, this inventory is addressable and targetable with very high-intent signals. David Doty, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of targetable was in 1964

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“Targetable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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