Directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim: Darren knows what he wants and he’s very focused he seems to be very focused on the new challenge the need for more focused research
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- Mr Darling claims he has always been for focused tax rises.
- In the 1980s, we became the first regionally-based law firm to open a London office, focused on corporate transactions.
- Now in college, he is taking a very good course - elective, not required - focused on the roots of Western culture.
concentrated, concentrating, attentive, absorbed, engrossed, fascinated, enthralled, enrapt, rapt, earnest, intense, studious, fixed, steady, steadfast, occupied, preoccupied, wrapped up, alert, watchful, observant; determined, resolved, firm, committed, single-minded; inflexible, obsessive, obsessed, fanatical, fixated