attraction attraction  /ə ˈtræk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the force by which one object attracts another
  2. (n) an entertainment that is offered to the public
  3. (n) the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
  4. (n) a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts
  5. (n) an entertainer who attracts large audiences

Usage(s):

  1. Disney announced that it's going to inject millions into a bundle of new attractions to put a little of the magic back into its flagging Magic Kingdom in Hong Kong.
  2. User-review sites have changed the way most people plan their travel, giving us an enormously useful tool for evaluating hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and the like.
  3. When Mao Zedong said China's strength lay in its peasantry, he didn't mean as a tourist attraction.

News

  1. Mexican Amusement Park Offers Fake Border Crossing Attraction

    Visitors to the Parque EcoAlberto in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo await instructions for their fake illegal broder crossing. Photo by Irina Zhorov/Fronteras An unusual amusement park attraction in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo offers visitors the thrills and chills of an illegal border crossing. The attraction takes visitors through a fake United States-Mexico border, complete ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Online NewsHour

  2. New attraction zips over Out of Africa

    Out of Africa Wildlife Park has a new attraction at the park that is sure to excite adventure-seekers, as the Predator Zip Line officially opened Saturday, June 15. The zip line tour covers much of the park, taking guests over the pens of several predatory animals, including lions, tigers, leopards, bears and wolves. The new attraction is the brainchild of business partners Robin Bryer and Ed ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Sedona Red Rock News

  3. "The Island" attraction opens in Pigeon Forge

    Pigeon Forge's newest attraction celebrated its grand opening Friday, giving locals a whole new view of Sevier County. Hundreds of locals turned out to take advantage of opening day fun at The Island in Pigeon Forge.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WATE 6 Knoxville

Quotes

  1. "For my part, the attraction has remained intact," said Alonso, who also said that he respected the honesty of the Juventus officials, who explained to him why they chose to sign Poulsen instead. "They told me their tactics on the pitch were...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Xabi Alonso Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. There was a delay in Togo international Adebayor penning his City deal, and Sir Alex said: "When someone offers you that kind of money, it is a big attraction. That is the reason they have gone there. At the last minute, from what I can gather,...
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: ESPN

  3. "We made a decision quite a few years ago, that we wanted to do it first-class ...... as good as you would see at museums or Disney World or Universal Studios," Ham said. "It's become an attraction in its own right, regardless of the message...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Ken Ham Source: Washington Post

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