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Syllabification: un·fo·cus
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈfōkəs

Definition of unfocus in English:


(unfocuses, unfocusing, unfocused or unfocusses, unfocussing, unfocussed)
1Make or become blurred or unable to see clearly: [with object]: I found it helpful to slightly unfocus my eyes [no object]: my vision unfocused and I held on to the table for fear of falling off my chair
2 [with object] Cause to lose concentration or attention: it might unfocus the jury and distract it

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