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Translation of "attention" - English-Spanish dictionary

attention

noun [no plural]   /əˈten·ʃən/
B1 the act of watching or listening to something carefully atención 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 prestar atención I missed what she was saying because I wasn’t paying attention.
catch/get someone’s attention
to make someone notice you llamar la atención de alguien I waved at him to get his attention.
draw (someone’s) attention to something/someone
to make someone notice something or someone atraer la atención (de alguien) a algo/alguien I would like to draw your attention to the second paragraph.
(Definition of attention from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

attention

noun /əˈtenʃən/
notice atención He tried to attract my attention Pay attention to your teacher!
care cuidado That injury needs urgent attention.
concentration of the mind atención His attention wanders.
(in the army etc) a position in which one stands very straight with hands by the sides and feet together posición de firmes He stood to attention.
attentive /-tiv/ adjective
giving attention atento The children were very attentive when the teacher was speaking He was very attentive to her needs.
attentively /-tiv-/ adverb
atentamente They listened attentively to the lecturer.
attentiveness noun
atención the attentiveness of students during class.
(Definition of attention from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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