real focus

noun

Definition of real focus

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

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The landmark hotel dates back to 1856 but new owners Iwan and Manuela Wirth have put a real focus on the property's art during the renovation. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Prince Charles and Camilla Tour the Newly Renovated Fife Arms, Which Features Art by Queen Victoria," 11 Jan. 2019 But the real focus of the business is now on the subscription business, which is the main driving force. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ads are just one piece of a bigger ‘reckoning’ in the fashion industry," 20 Sep. 2018 McCaskill has some competition in the Democratic primary, but her real focus is on Hawley. Ella Nilsen, Vox, "Live results for the Missouri primary elections," 7 Aug. 2018 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, latimes.com, "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

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1740, in the meaning defined above

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real focus

noun
\ 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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