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tactnoun [U]

uk   /tækt/  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.
(Definition of tact from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tactnoun [U]

 us   /tækt/
the ability to say or do things in such a way that you do not make anyone unhappy or angry: The editors of this book have shown tact and good sense in their selections.
tactful
adjective  us   /ˈtækt·fəl/
You were very tactful about the awful meal my mother fixed.
tactfully
adverb  us   /ˈtækt·fə·li/
I tried to say as tactfully as I could that she was totally wrong.
(Definition of tact from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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