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Topic: DAILY LIFE


tag

1 noun
     
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1

small piece of paper etc

[countable]D a small piece of paper, plastic etc attached to something to show what it is, who owns it, what it costs etc
name/identity/price tag
All the staff wore name tags.
dog tag
2

game

[uncountable]DG a children's game in which one player chases and tries to touch the others
3

electronic object

also electronic tag [countable] British English a piece of equipment that you attach to an animal or person, especially someone who has just left prison, so that you always know where they are
4TD

computer

[countable] a computer code attached to a word or phrase in a computer document in order to arrange the data in a particular way
5

name

[countable] a word or phrase which is used to describe a person, group, or thing, but which is often unfair or not correct:
His speed earned him the tag of 'the runner'.
6

grammar

[countable]SLG technical a tag question
7

name painted on wall

[countable] informal especially American English someone's name that they paint illegally on a wall, vehicle etc
8

car

American English
a)

tags

[plural] informal the license plates on a car
b) [countable] a small piece of sticky plastic with a date on it that you put on your car's license plate to show that the car is legally allowed on the road in that year
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