Translation of "attention" - English-French dictionary


noun uncountableattention /əˈtɛnʃən/
the action of noticing sth or considering sth important
attention feminine

She had everyone's attention.
Elle avait l'attention de tous.

the attention to detail in his drawings
le souci du détail dans ses dessins
pay attention
to listen to sb carefully
prêter attention , écouter

If you don't pay attention to him, you won't know what to do.
Si tu ne l'écoutes pas, tu ne sauras pas ce qu'il faut faire.
draw attention to
to make sb notice
attirer l'attention sur

I'd like to draw your attention to the last page.
J'aimerais attirer votre attention sur la dernière page.
attract/get attention
to make sb notice
attirer l'attention

She just behaves like that to attract attention.
Elle se conduit comme ça pour attirer l'attention.
special treatment or care
attention feminine , assistance feminine

medical attention
assistance médicale

(Translation of “attention” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /əˈtenʃən/


He tried to attract my attention
Pay attention to your teacher!


That broken leg needs urgent attention.

concentration of the mind

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

They listened attentively to the teacher.
attentiveness noun


(Translation of “attention” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)