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  1. Targeting

    Targeting in politics is widely used in determining the resources of time, money, and manpower to be deployed in political campaigns. Political parties, campaign committees and political action committees prefer to place their resources disproportionately in constituencies where victory is possible, but not assured.

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  1. targeting

    The process of selecting and prioritizing targets and matching the appropriate response to them, considering operational requirements and capabilities. See also joint targeting coordination board; target.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of targeting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of targeting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of targeting in a Sentence

  1. Steven Adair:

    It's a real evolution in targeting.

  2. Lesya Lysyj:

    We've been targeting women forever.

  3. Matthew Reilly:

    They were targeting Jewish people and also law enforcement.

  4. Adrian Nish:

    I think what has changed is the increased targeting of other sectors.

  5. Simon Brooker:

    When targeting elimination you need to know where transmission occurs.

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