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focus
British English: /ˈfəʊkəs/
American English: /ˈfoʊkəs/

Translation of focus in French:

noun pl focuses foci

  • 1 (focal point) to be out of focus
    (device)
    ne pas être au point
    (image)
    être flou
    to be in focus to go out of focus
    (device)
    se dérégler
    (image)
    devenir flou
    to bring something into focus
    mettre quelque chose au point
    to come into focus
    se rapprocher de la mise au point
  • 3 (centre of interest) to become the focus of controversy
    devenir le centre de la controverse
    to become a focus for the press
    devenir le centre d'intérêt de la presse
    to provide a focus for research
    fournir un centre d'intérêt à la recherche
  • 4 (emphasis) the focus will be on health
    l'accent sera mis spécialement sur la santé

transitive verb p prés etc -s- ou -ss-

  • 2 (adjust)
    mettre [quelque chose] au point, régler
    (lens, microscope, camera)
    to focus one's lens on
    faire la mise au point sur
    (object)

intransitive verb p prés etc -s- ou -ss-

  • 1 (home in)to focus on
    (rays)
    converger sur
    (astronomer, photographer, camera)
    faire le point or la mise au point sur
    (eyes, gaze, attention)
    se fixer or se concentrer sur
  • 2 (concentrate)to focus on
    (person, report, survey, study)
    se concentrer sur

also: focused, focussed past participle adjective

  • 1
    (telescope, image)
    au point
  • 2
    (person)
    she's very focus
    elle est très déterminée

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