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tact

noun [U] uk   us   /tækt/
C2 the ability to say or do the right thing without making anyone unhappy or angry: He's never had much tact and people don't like his blunt manner.
Translations of “tact”
in Arabic لَباقة…
in Korean 재치, 재주…
in Malaysian kebijaksanaan…
in French tact…
in Turkish davranış inceliği, zarafet, görgü…
in Italian tatto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (處事、言談等的)得體,乖巧,機敏, 外交手腕…
in Russian такт, тактичность…
in Polish takt…
in Vietnamese sự tế nhị…
in Spanish tacto…
in Portuguese tato…
in Thai ไหวพริบ…
in German der Takt…
in Catalan tacte, discreció…
in Japanese 機転, 如才なさ…
in Indonesian siasat…
in Chinese (Simplified) (处事、言谈等的)得体,乖巧,机敏, 外交手腕…
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