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British English: /ˈtɑːɡɪt/
American English: /ˈtɑrɡət/

Translation of target in French:


  • 2 (Military) (of bomb, missile) to be a soft target
    être une cible facile
    to be right on target
    être en plein dans la cible
  • 3 (goal, objective) production target
    cible (f) de production
    to meet one's target to be on target
    réaliser ses objectifs
    the figures are way off ou below target
    les chiffres sont très insuffisants
    before n (date, figure)
    (audience, group)
    visé, ciblé
  • 4 (butt) to be the target of
    être objet de (abuse, ridicule)
    an easy ou soft target
    une cible facile
    to be right on target
    (jibe, criticism)
    mettre en plein dans le mille [informal]

transitive verb

  • 1 (Military) (aim)
    diriger (weapon, missile) (at, on sur)
    (choose as objective) prendre [quelque chose] pour cible (city, site, factory)
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