the intended group for which something is performed or marketed; the specific group to which advertising is directed
The target audience for the book is from young adults upward.
My target audience is anyone who has never had actual experience with the Childrens' Hospital.
Happy to have people—too many of them, unfortunately, who only pay attention with one ear—be her target audience.
Based on this language it stands to reason that the target audience for this PSA would be those who actually own guns.
But for skeptics of evidence-based medicine, “natural” is a handy go-to word to make the target audience share their skepticism.
This establishes an American connection and source of identification with the target audience.
Elsewhere, in Kabul, large billboards of Black Toro, a German energy drink, more explicitly define the target audience.
Impugning their patriotism to the target audience is so easy it can hardly even be called work.
Thousands of Vampire Diaries stories float around the interwebs, and every single one is way too explicit for its target audience.
I may not be in the target audience for The Help, but I read every plucky page.