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    attention - Dictionary definition and meaning for word attention

    Definition
    (noun) the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    Synonyms : attending
    Definition
    (noun) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    Synonyms : aid , care , tending
    Example Sentence
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
    Definition
    (noun) a general interest that leads people to want to know more
    Example Sentence
    • She was the center of attention
    Definition
    (noun) a courteous act indicating affection
    Example Sentence
    • she tried to win his heart with her many attentions
    Definition
    (noun) the faculty or power of mental concentration
    Example Sentence
    • keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention
    Definition
    (noun) a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
    Example Sentence
    • the troops stood at attention
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