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attention

noun /əˈtenʃən/
notice
attention
He tried to attract my attention Pay attention to your teacher!
care
soins
That broken leg needs urgent attention.
concentration of the mind
attention
His attention wanders.
(in the army etc) a position in which one stands very straight with hands by the sides and feet together
(au) garde-à-vous
He stood to attention.
attentive /-tiv/ adjective giving attention
attentif (à)
The children were very attentive when the teacher was speaking He was very attentive to her needs.
attentively /-tiv-/ adverb
attentivement
They listened attentively to the teacher.
attentiveness noun
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(Definition of attention from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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