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focus

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈfəʊkəs], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the centre of interest or activity
(e.g: this generation has made the environment a focus of attention)

- the state or quality of having or producing clear visual definition
(e.g: his face is rather out of focus)

- one of the fixed points from which the distances to any point of a given curve, such as an ellipse or parabola, are connected by a linear relation.

- an element of a sentence that is given prominence by intonational or other means.


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Origin:
mid 17th century (as a term in geometry and physics): from Latin, literally ‘domestic hearth’


[ˈfəʊkəs], (Verb)

Definitions:
- adapt to the prevailing level of light and become able to see clearly
(e.g: try to focus on a stationary object)

- pay particular attention to
(e.g: the study will focus on a number of areas in Wales)

- place the focus on (an element of a sentence).


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