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attention

noun [no plural]
 
/əˈten·ʃən/
B1 the act of watching or listening to something carefully
注意, 注目
Ladies and gentlemen, could I have your attention, please? (= please listen to me)
pay attention B1 to look at or listen to someone or something carefully
注意を払う
I missed what she was saying because I wasn’t paying attention.
catch/get someone’s attention to make someone notice you
~の注意を引く
I waved at him to get his attention.
draw (someone’s) attention to something/someone to make someone notice something or someone
(人)の注意を~に引く, (人)を~に注目させる
I would like to draw your attention to the second paragraph.
(Definition of attention from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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