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English definition of “tack”

tack

noun
 
 
/tæk/
take/try a different tack to try to deal with a problem in a different way: I've tried being nice to her and it doesn't work so I might take a different tack.Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
NAIL [C] a small, sharp nail with a flat top: carpet tacksBuilding materials
PIN [C] US (UK drawing pin) a short pin with a flat, round top, used for fastening pieces of paper to the wallKnitting and sewing
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