There are 2 translations of attention in Spanish:

attention1

Pronunciation: /əˈtenʃən/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 (concentration) atención (f) (could I have your) attention, please! ¡atención, por favor! to hold sb's attention mantener* la atención de algn to pay attention to sth/sb prestarle atención a algo/algn he doesn't pay attention no presta atención, no atiende they have turned their attention to the European market han pasado a concentrar su atención en el mercado europeo (before n) attention span capacidad (f) de concentración 1.2 u (notice) atención (f) to attract attention llamar la atención to attract sb's attention atraer* la atención de algn children do that to get o attract attention los niños hacen eso para que se les haga caso or para que se les preste atención see if you can catch his attention a ver si logras atraer su atención you always have to be the center of attention! ¡siempre tienes que ser el centro de atención! don't pay any attention to her, she's only teasing no le hagas caso, te está tomando el pelo to bring o call sth to sb's attention informar a algn de algo it has been brought to my attention o it has come to my attention that … me han informado or me he enterado de que … I'd like to draw attention to the fact that … quisiera hacerles notar que … I didn't want to draw attention to myself no quería llamar la atención this incident has drawn attention away from the central issue este incidente ha apartado or desviado la atención de la cuestión central 1.3 u (care) atención (f) he needs to show greater attention to detail tiene que ser más minucioso the problem will receive our prompt attention el problema recibirá nuestra inmediata atención the engine needs attention el motor necesita algunos ajustes or arreglos the paint work needs some attention hay que retocar la pintura for the attention of the Sales Department a la atención del departamento de ventas
  • 2
    (attentions pl)
    (of admirer) atenciones (fpl)
  • 3 u [Mil] to come o stand to attention ponerse* en posición de firme(s) to stand at attention estar* firme(s)

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 2 translations of attention in Spanish:

attention2

exclamation

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Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.