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target in Military topic

targettarget2 ●○○ AWL verb [transitive]  1 RESULTto make something have an effect on a particular limited group or area The advertisement was designed to target a mass audience.target something on/at somebody/something a new benefit targeted on low-income families The programme is targeted at improving the health of women of all ages.2 PMATTACKto aim something at a targettarget something on/at somebody/something The missiles are targeted at several key military sites.3 CHOOSEto choose a particular person or place to do something to, especially to attack them or criticize them It’s clear that smaller, more vulnerable banks have been targeted. He was targeted by terrorists for a second time last night.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
targetThese and other economic development proposals have emphasized targeting and leveraging to get maximum use of the federal dollars.Warshaw says Waxman and other critics have charged that police are targeting black neighborhoods.For example, they tried to link training placement to jobs, or to target construction jobs on local people.The company may then target its efforts on these preferred locations.Ireland is more ruthless still in targeting public health care.