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targets

noun
plural of target

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1 a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule
  • the hapless vice president quickly became the favorite target of late-night comedians

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2 a person or thing that is made fun of
  • a badly made TV commercial that became the target of lots of jokes

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3 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
  • our target is to raise $100,000 for a new playground by August

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targets

verb
present tense third-person singular of target

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“Targets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/targets. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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