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English definition of “target”

target

noun [C] (AIM)    /ˈtɑː.ɡɪt/ US  /ˈtɑːr-/
B2 a level or situation that you intend to achieve : The government's target of 3.5 percent annual growth seems easily attainable .Goals and purposes
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