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Adroitness and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues,
  1. Adroitness and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues
    • - the inspector broke the news to me with tact and consideration

  1. consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
  2. (tactful) having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"
  3. (tactful) showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people; "by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone"; "a tactful way of correcting someone"; "the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill"
  4. Tact is a term that B.F. Skinner used to describe a verbal operant in which a response of given form is evoked (or at least strengthened) by a particular object or event or property of an object or event (1957). More generally, the tact is verbal contact with the physical world.
  5. The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) is an Off-Broadway theater company. It was founded in 1992 by a group of New York stage veterans. For their first several years, TACT produced a number of concert performances, a cross between a staged reading and a full production. ...
  6. The Actors' Charitable Trust began life as the Actors' Orphanage Fund, and has operated as a charity for actors' children in the UK continuously since 1896. The following summary history is based on the charity's records and the published and collected accounts of former beneficiaries.
  7. (tactful) Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner
  8. (tactful) (adj) considerate, skillful in acting to avoid offense to others
  9. (tactful) (adj.): To be tactful is to be able to say the right thing to a person without being offensive. Scout realizes that her question about her aunt and uncle was not tactful and may have been offensive or, at least, embarrassing.
  10. (TACTS) Tactical Aircrew Combat Training System. A system of computers, sensors, data pods, and graphic displays that permits real-time depiction of an aerial dogfight. TACTS is an integral element of aircrew training.
  11. The Air Cargo Tariff. This is a publication that lists worldwide rates for air shipping. These rates are the highest rates that a shipper would be charged. Airlines generally discount off these rates.
  12. n.  Knowing how far to go in going too far.
  13. Tact is telling the truth kindly, considerate of how your words affect others' feelings. Think before you speak, knowing what is better left unsaid. When you are tactful, others find it easier to hear what you have to say. Tact builds bridges.
  14. Labeling or naming an item that is present.
  15. (1) tongue in check. (2) the ability to describe others as they see themselves. (3) the art of not saying what everyone else is thinking. (4) to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
  16. The child names an object in the presence of that object and is given the object (contact),
  17. The art of wheedling a rich old relation, winning an heiress, or dismissing duns with the payment of fair promises. — Aristocratic Satire.
  18. An elementary verbal operant involving a response that is evoked by a nonverbal discriminative stimulus and followed by generalized conditioned reinforcement. Tacting allows a speaker to identify or describe the features of the physical environment. ...
  19. An awareness of the feelings of others that causes one to deal with them considerately. Christians have great freeness of speech because they know and speak the truth. ...
  20. n.: The unsaid part of what you're thinking.
  21. Quality that allows a rider to instantly and permanently find the best terms of communication with any horse he or she rides. To act where needed, when needed and with the right measure of force.
  22. Total Audit Concept Technique; Transfer, Automate, Contract Out and/or Terminate Project
  23. Used small nails. - Joseph Leff
  24. The Air Cargo Tariff
  25. silent for a passage