Definición de attention en inglés:

attention

Saltos de línea: at¦ten|tion
Pronunciación: /əˈtɛnʃ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1Notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someone or something as interesting or important: he drew attention to three spelling mistakes
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He drew attention to three important interrelated factors which he regarded as peculiar to arbitration agreements.
    • Is that the only passage in which the trial judge drew attention to his interest in the outcome of the proceedings?
    • He also drew attention to the problem of the unacceptable level of absenteeism at the company's Carlow plant.
    Sinónimos
    awareness, notice, observation, consciousness, heed, recognition, regard, scrutiny, surveillance, attentiveness; curiosity, inquisitivenesslisten, be attentive, attend, concentrate on, concentrate on hearing, give ear to, lend an ear to; hang on someone's words
  • 1.1The mental faculty of considering or taking notice of someone or something: he turned his attention to the educational system
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Not that such considerations made any difference when we turned our attention to the menu.
    • Rafael glanced at her for a second then turned his attention to the road again.
    • She merely dropped her smile, opened her folder and turned her attention to her schedule.
  • 3 Military A position assumed by a soldier, standing very straight with the feet together and the arms straight down the sides of the body: Saunders stood stolidly to attention
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Their eyes slowly roved over the group of soldiers standing at attention beyond the podium.
    • When we arrived a soldier stood at attention and bowed when the prince entered.
    • Two suits of armour stood to attention at the foot of a wide oak staircase.
  • 3.1 [as exclamation] An order to assume a straight standing position.

Frases

pay attention

Take notice of someone or something: students used to know how to pay attention, even when the lecture was boring if you pay attention to one thing, you have to ignore something else you’ve never paid that much attention to her opinions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In my frantic sprint to reach the girl in time, I hadn't been paying attention to the ground below me.
  • No wonder big media have started to pay attention.
  • To avoid cuts, you've really got to pay attention.

Derivativos

attentional

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Recognition of the role of attentional processes in overcoming disorientation suggests two further mechanisms that might potentially link anxiety and dizziness.
  • Neural growth results in improved attentional skills: adolescents can pay attention longer than children, and they can better ignore distractions.
  • Therefore, when children have mastered automaticity of handwriting, more attentional capacity is available for comprehension and problem solving.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin attentio(n-), from the verb attendere (see attend).

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