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German translation of “attention”

attention

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