Attention

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Definition

(medical) attention: (medical) assistance, care, aid, help, treatment
noun
(Could you give me) your attention please. (Could you) listen to, look at me please?
Please pay close attention to the following instructions, because they will not be repeated and may save your life one day.

Attention (everybody! I have an announcement to make): Listen; silence please; stop what you're doing (everybody! I have an announcement to make)
interjection
Pronunciation examples
UK: That broken leg needs urgent attention.
US: He tried to attract my attention by shouting.
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Examples

  • "A dog, especially a little puppy like this, needs love and attention."
  • "Attention all Tsars, Fuhrers, Fascists and Autocrats!"
  • "Bruno : Attention!"
  • "It's not fair to you for me to pretend our relationship is going to work when I know in my heart my attention is elsewhere - Europe."
  • "Attention Department Heads-"
  • "Let me explain: the company is doing well, and our growing number of customers requires more attention than we are currently providing."
  • "General Hurley Burley : Attention Horatio Oléré."
  • "Stink gets all the attention!"
  • "Susie : Horatio, your stunt last night has brought us a ton of media attention."
  • "Now, please direct your attention to the screen in front of you."

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