real focus


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

Examples of real focus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The real focus: Protecting IP Lores' initial response to CNBC Television's question about the lawsuit may be telling. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 22 Jan. 2024 Southeast Asia has become a real focus, not just for the streamers, but for studios around the world. Patrick Frater, Variety, 4 Dec. 2023 There’s a real focus on aesthetics, but aesthetics change. Mark Athitakis, Los Angeles Times, 17 Nov. 2023 In the United States, Under Canvas Zion is an elevated, upscale outdoor glamping experience that puts a real focus on creating a connection between guests and the outdoors. Angelina Villa-Clarke, Forbes, 4 May 2023 But the real focus of the first few episodes is Bear, who has spent so much of the show smarting at being left behind — by his father, by Elora, by Daniel. Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 2 Aug. 2023 The real focus is not only on the disability of the Hollywood spectrum but on the lack of inclusivity for racialized groups within the disabled community. Josh Wilson, Forbes, 6 July 2022 There were bookfairs and other gatherings, one of which featured a time capsule, but the club’s real focus was a magazine, the Puffin Post, which published children’s writing alongside that of esteemed Puffin authors. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 2 June 2023 The brand’s Spring 2023 collection, of course, builds on that narrative (thus far, there always seems to be a nod to West Indian and African countries in the designer’s work), but the real focus this time, in a partnership with financial services organization TIAA, was retirement inequality. Jamila Stewart, Essence, 10 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1740, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of real focus was in 1740

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“Real focus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

real focus

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