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English definition of “tack”

tack

verb [T]     /tæk/
FASTEN to fasten something to a wall with a tackConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
SEW to sew something looselyConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesKnitting and sewing
(Definition of tack verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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