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English definition of “zero in on sth”

zero in on sth

phrasal verb with zero     /ˈzɪə.rəʊ/ US  /ˈzɪr.oʊ/ verb (present tense zeroes)
to direct all your attention towards a particular thing: We must decide on our target market, then zero in on it.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
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