Definition of refocus in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˈfəʊkəs/

verb (refocuses, refocusing, refocused or refocusses, refocussing, refocussed)

[with object]
1Adjust the focus of (a lens or one’s eyes): he just had time to refocus his binoculars
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  • One would like to know precisely what effects refocusing a lens in a camera obscura would have on the perspective organization of Vermeer's interiors.
  • This means that the user has constantly to refocus the lenses when moving from one close object to another.
  • The camcorder then guesses the range and refocuses the lens.
1.1Focus (attention or resources) on something new or different: refocus attention on yourself through repeating your main points
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  • Our aim in highlighting this matter of immense public concern is to refocus attention - and resources - on an issue of major importance.
  • Now Suzuki is refocussing its attention on the C-class segment, the most competitive class of the Irish car market.
  • Daschle is faced with the formidable task of refocusing the nation's attention on domestic issues, particularly the economy.

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