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Engelsk navneord: attention

1. attention (om erkendelse) the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attending

Mindre specifikke termerbasic cognitive process

Mere specifikke termerattentiveness, clock-watching, ear, eye, heed, notice, notice, observance, observation, paying attention, regard

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inattention

2. attention (om handling) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNo medical care was required.
The old car needs constant attention.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aid, care, tending

Mindre specifikke termerwork

Mere specifikke termerbaby sitting, babysitting, dental care, faith cure, faith healing, first aid, hair care, haircare, hairdressing, health care, healthcare, incubation, intervention, livery, manicure, maternalism, nourishment, nursing, nurturance, pedicure, personal care, pet sitting, skin care, skincare, tender loving care, TLC, treatment, tree surgery

3. attention (om erkendelse) a general interest that leads people to want to know more

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was the center of attention.

Mindre specifikke termerattracter, attraction, attractive feature, attractor, magnet

Mere specifikke termerenhancer, foil

4. attention (om handling) a courteous act indicating affection

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe tried to win his heart with her many attentions.

Mindre specifikke termercourtesy

5. attention (om erkendelse) the faculty or power of mental concentration

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKeeping track of all the details requires your complete attention.

Mindre specifikke termerfaculty, mental faculty, module

Mere specifikke termerabsorption, alertness, concentration, engrossment, immersion, mental note, vigilance, wakefulness, watchfulness

6. attention (om egenskab) a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe troops stood at attention.

Mindre specifikke termerstance

Kendetegnerattentive, inattentive

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

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