real focus


Definition of real focus 

: a point at which rays (as of light) converge or from which they diverge

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Besides, the real focus should be on little Louis who looked adorable as ever for his big day. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Show Off Some PDA at Prince Louis's Christening," 9 July 2018 Everything comes back to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election, a phony, petty diversion from what should be the real focus: prosecuting Hillary Clinton. Olivia Nuzzi, Daily Intelligencer, "Donald Trump and Sean Hannity Like to Talk Before Bedtime," 13 May 2018 But the real focus of this information is intended for people planning new construction or a significant renovation. Rong-gong Lin Ii,, "Worried about being on top of an earthquake fault? New California maps will let you know on a smartphone," 23 Mar. 2018 But the real focus of the protests is on the conservative legislature’s fiscal priorities, in which public education is often an after-thought despite its dominant position in the state budget. Ed Kilgore, Daily Intelligencer, "North Carolina Teachers March for More Education Funding," 16 May 2018 And how in our contemporary culture, there’s a real focus on biography. Julia Felsenthal, Vogue, "In Melissa Broder’s The Pisces, a Darkly Erotic Love Story Between a Woman and a Merman," 1 May 2018 But the real focus of the tour was on locations where coastal restoration projects are either planned, under way or just completed. Mark Schleifstein,, "Infrastructure Week: Stressing link between coastal restoration and jobs," 18 May 2018 On an island, the real focus is seafood, and BPG partners with a Nantucket oyster purveyor who delivers fresh catches six days a week, a small local variety that's very reminiscent of prized kumamoto oysters in the Pacific Northwest. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "Great American Bites for Mother's Day brunch," 9 May 2018 While the bulk of Political Tribes’ page count is taken up by examples drawn from around the world, the real focus of Chua’s book is contemporary American tribalism. Park Macdougald, Daily Intelligencer, "Can America’s Two Tribes Learn to Live Together?," 19 Apr. 2018

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1740, in the meaning defined above

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real focus

\ˈrē(ə)l- \

Medical Definition of real focus 

: a point at which rays (as of light) converge or from which they diverge

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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