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fixate
American English: /ˈfɪkˌseɪt/
British English: /fɪkˈseɪt/

Translation of fixate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (point/object)
    fijar la atención en
    Example sentences
    • Four observers viewed the display shown in Figure 1, and fixated the central cross.
    • Specifically, there was a tendency to fixate objects sharing the target's contrast polarity and shape and this did not change even upon transfer to the new target.
    • We defined inspection behavior as an approach toward the model predator in a tentative manner while visually fixating the model predator.

intransitive verb

  • to fixate on something/somebody
    obsesionarse con algo/alguien

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