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zero in

Definition of zero in in English:

1Take aim with a gun or missile: jet fighters zeroed in on the rebels' positions
More example sentences
  • Whatever may be the movement of the target in the sea, the missile will zero in on it.
1.1Focus one’s attention: they zeroed in on the clues he dropped about himself
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  • He's zeroed in on the recent scholarly attention Ben Franklin has been enjoying and yoked that with the equally topical subject of academic plagiarism.
  • It zeroed in on these youngsters in each districts, trained them and affiliated them to the Kudumbasree mission.
  • To gain wisdom from life experiences, youngsters ought to receive training on zeroing in on their inherent talents.
Synonyms
focus on, focus attention on, centre on, concentrate on, home in on, fix on, pinpoint, give prominence to, highlight, spotlight, underline, emphasize
informal zoom in on
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