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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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