refocus

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verb re·fo·cus \(ˌ)rē-ˈfō-kəs\

Definition of refocus

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to focus again

  3. 2 :  to change the emphasis or direction of had refocused his life

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to focus something again

  6. 2 :  to change emphasis or direction

Examples of refocus in a Sentence

  1. She refocused her energies toward a career in music.

  2. He needs to refocus his attention on his schoolwork.

  3. Sports are not a priority now. You need to refocus and improve your grades.

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First Known Use of refocus

circa 1865


REFOCUS Defined for English Language Learners

refocus

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Definition of refocus for English Language Learners

  • : to adjust (something, such as a camera or a lens) again to make an image clear

  • : to cause (something, such as attention) to be directed at something different


Medical Dictionary

refocus

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verb re·fo·cus \(ˈ)rē-ˈfō-kəs\

Medical Definition of refocus

  1. :  to focus again

  2. intransitive verb

  3. :  to focus something again



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