target (someone or something) as (something)

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target (someone or something) as (something)

To intend or aim for someone or something to become something or serve some purpose. The party targeted her as a viable presidential candidate very early on. We're targeting May as the launch period for our next product.
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target someone or something as something

to aim at someone or something as something; to choose someone or something as someone or something. The board targeted Alice as a potential candidate. We targeted the first of August as the starting date.
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If the Federal Reserve were to adopt inflation targeting as its framework for the conduct and evaluation of U.S.
It is the ECB, not the Federal Reserve, that would gain more from the adoption of inflation targeting as a meaningful framework for its policy.
Thus, the ceiling is different from monetary targeting as practiced by the Bundesbank who announced a target corridor, or more precisely a funnel, for the future money stock that would be in line with price level stability.
The United States should not follow the European Central Bank in a kind of numerical inflation targeting as the objective of the central bank.
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