/ (ˌtɑːɡɪtˈaɪtɪs) /
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jocular the setting of more targets than is strictly necessary for the effective functioning of an organization, esp when it leads to an increase in bureaucracy
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Word Origin for targetitis
C20: target + -itis (sense 2)
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