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English definition of “attention”

attention

noun [U] (WAY OF STANDING)    /əˈten.ʃən/
(especially in the armed forces) a way of standing, with the feet together, arms by your sides, head up, and shoulders back, and not moving: soldiers standing at/to attentionMilitary training and ceremoniesSitting and standing
(Definition of attention noun (WAY OF STANDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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