Complete Definition of "attention"

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English

rank|single|foot|beauty|618|attention|standing|books|knows

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉËtÉnÊÉn/
audio|en-us-attention.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. uncountable Mental focus.

#: Please direct your attention to the following words.

  1. context|countable|often plural An action or remark expressing concern for or interest in someone or something, especially romantic interest.

#*1818, w:Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley|Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, ch. 3,
#*:She attended her sickbed; her watchful attentions triumphed over the malignity of the distemper.
#*1910, w:Stephen Leacock|Stephen Leacock, "How to Avoid Getting Married," in Literary Lapses,
#*:For some time past I have been the recipient of very marked attentions from a young lady.

  1. context|uncountable|military A state of alertness in the standing position.

#: The company will now come to attention.

  1. context|uncountable|advertising A rating used to measure a commercial's ability to stand out from other advertising.

#: The beer commercial with blonde twins had a higher attention score than the one showing a family enjoying slipcovers.

Translations
trans-top|mental focus
Czech: pozornost f
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trans-top|state of alertness in the standing position
Czech: pozor m
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Bulgarian: внимание n (1)
Chinese: 注æ (zhùyì) (1), ç«æ­£ (lìzhèng) (2)
Danish: opmærksomhed c (1)
Dutch: aandacht f, attentie f
Estonian: tähelepanu
Finnish: huomio (1,2), tarkkaavaisuus (1)
French: attention f
German: Aufmerksamkeit f (1), Achtung f (2)
Hebrew: תש××ת ×× (tsumat lev) f, he-translation|קש×|keshev m
Icelandic: athygli f
Indonesian: hati|perhatian, sorot|sorotan
Interlingua: attention
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Japanese: æ³¨ç® (ã¡ãããã, chÅ«moku), 注æ (ã¡ããã, chÅ«i)
Korean: 주ì (ju-ui), 주목 (jumok)
Kurdish: KUchar|ئاگادارÛ
Lithuanian: dÄmesys m (1)
Polish: uwaga f
Portuguese: atenção f, cuidado m
Russian: внимание n (2), внимаÑелÑноÑÑÑ f (1)
Serbian: paznja f
Slovak: pozornosť f (1), pozor m (2)
Slovene: pozornost f (1), pozor m (2)
Spanish: atención f
Swedish: uppmärksamhet c (1, 2)
Telugu: à°¶à±à°°à°¦à±à°§
Turkish: dikkat n (1)
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Related terms
at attention
attention deficit disorder
attention span
pay attention

Category:1000 English basic words


French

Noun
attention

  1. attention

Interjection
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  1. warning

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