Definition of refocus
1 : to focus again
2 : to change the emphasis or direction of had refocused his life
1 : to focus something again
2 : to change emphasis or direction
Examples of refocus in a Sentence
She refocused her energies toward a career in music.
He needs to refocus his attention on his schoolwork.
Sports are not a priority now. You need to refocus and improve your grades.
Recent Examples of refocus from the Web
After the anglers missed a couple more bites, their coach gave them a pep talk that apparently refocused them.
But Hamels refocused on staying aggressive with pitches in and around the zone.
Verbs Solar twin lost, faces swapped, Twin Peaks refocused, feline overlords welcomed.
Valeant CEO Papa has agreed to sell units worth about $5 billion combined this year so far to help reduce the massive debt and refocus the business.
In refocusing attention on Afghanistan, Obama eliminated much of the country's Al Qaeda network and authorized the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, but failed to snuff out the Taliban's rebellion.
In refocusing attention on Afghanistan, Obama eliminated much of the country’s al-Qaida network and authorized the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, but failed to snuff out the Taliban’s rebellion.
The potentially imminent introduction of additional US troops to Afghanistan should refocus and re-energize efforts to bring those hostages home.
Under the move, Immelt, under whose tenure GE refocused its attention on manufacturing and withdrew from sectors like financial services, will remain chairman of the board until his retirement at the end of this year.
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First Known Use of refocus
REFOCUS Defined for English Language Learners
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 Definition of refocus
: to focus again
intransitive verb: to focus something again
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