Definitions

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  • verb To change the targeting of (something)

Etymologies

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re- +‎ target.

Examples

  • Advertisers can "retarget" their previous website visitor by using a display ad to get their brand back in front of the searcher while the searcher is browsing the web.

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  • The very morning after the U.S. election, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev threatened to redeploy and retarget Russian short-range missiles against Poland; as recently as 2005, Obama and his Senate colleague Dick Lugar had contentedly watched as Russian long-range missiles were being stood down.

    Cool Cat

  • Another feature, called search retargeting, lets advertisers retarget users that have searched using a specific set of key words, says David Pann, vice president of search advertising.

    Yahoo outlines search plans, challenges to Google

  • The very morning after the U.S. election, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev threatened to redeploy and retarget Russian short-range missiles against Poland; as recently as 2005, Obama and his Senate colleague Dick Lugar had contentedly watched as Russian long-range missiles were being stood down.

    Cool Cat

  • Publishers are concerned that agencies may use data collected from an advertisement to retarget the same user elsewhere on the Web.

    Musings from GroupM: Debate Over Behavioral Data Ownership Must Focus On Consumers - John Montgomery - MediaBizBloggers

  • Al-Qaeda is known to retarget failed plots and respond with greater chances of success.

    Who killed Benazir?

  • But, shellshocked by the Perot battle, the GOP plans to retarget its Oppo machine on the Democrat: this week Quayle will travel to Little Rock, Ark., to attack Clinton as a tax-and-spend liberal.

    A Ground War Begins

  • Russia has threatened to retarget some of its missiles at Ukraine and Georgia if they are successful in getting onto a fast track for NATO membership at this week's summit meeting.

    Bush Heads to Eastern Europe as Mood Shifts

  • To Bill Clinton's strategists, it looked like a win-win proposition; such a deal would shackle an American arsenal far larger than China's (at least for the few hours it would take to retarget the warheads).

    Prepare To Ram

  • If the government and the people in power truly value the long-term survival of this city, it should retarget its incentives to bringing new families and new businesses into the heart of the city itself.

    Grant Cardone: Gov't Incentives Encourage Business and Investors to Vacate New Orleans

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