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English definition of “tackle”


verb [T]     /ˈtækl/
to try to deal with something: The first thing the new government must do is to tackle inflation . tackle a crisis / question / problem I felt that the whole subject was too sensitive to tackle.
to talk to someone about a difficult situation , usually because you disagree with them: tackle sb on/about sth I was determined to tackle my boss on the way I had been treated .
(Definition of tackle verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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