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tack

noun [C]  us   /tæk/

tack noun [C] (NAIL)

a short, sharp nail with a wide, flat end, or a thumbtack

tack noun [C] (WAY OF DEALING)

one of several possible ways of dealing with something: When this tack didn’t work, I tried another.

tack

verb [T]  /tæk/
to fasten something with tacks: We tacked up a few decorations for the party.
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