focused focused  /ˈfoʊ kəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being in focus or brought into focus
  2. (adj) (of light rays) converging on a point
  3. (adj) of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Obama and Clinton scored big at a forum focused on America's minority communities.
  2. Overall, the parent-focused group was most effective, leading to reductions in teen smoking and misbehavior at school.
  3. Although his career has been focused on curing disease, von Eschenbach has a unique opportunity to prevent disease by bolstering the long-neglected food side of the agency.

News

  1. Trusted Care. Community Focused.Join Our Organization. Competitive Compensation and Great

    Trusted Care. Community Focused.Join Our Organization. Competitive Compensation and Great Work Environment. Hospital Patient Services Scheduler - Full-time Hearthstone CNA/Med Aide - Full-time or Part-time Hospital Nursing Assistant - Full-time or Part-time Hearthstone Dietary Aide - Full-time or Part-time Specialty Clinic Registrar - Part-time Surgical Technologist -Part-time Willow Brook Cook ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: York News-Times

  2. Suarez now focused on Uruguay

    Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists he is now focused on Uruguay's Confederations Cup campaign and is not thinking about a possible move away from Anfield.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Soccer365

  3. Secrecy-focused Web services find a mainstream audience

    Privacy-focused services have filled a niche for years, but NSA leak leads to sudden turn in the spotlight.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. Capello said: "I am absolutely determined to succeed with the England team. It is very important we use the disappointment as a motivation in the future and I can assure the fans I am fully focused on our European qualifying fixtures, starting with...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: WalesOnline

  2. "My work at the Council on Environmental Quality is entirely focused on one goal: building clean energy incentives which create 21st century jobs that improve energy efficiency and use renewable resources," Jones said in his statement tonight.
    on Sep 3, 2009 By: Van Jones Source: ABC News

  3. "I'm lost for words, what a moment," the striker said. "As a young lad you dream about doing it one day. I was focused before the game and we won, which is the most important thing. It was a must-win game, a cup final. You approach the game...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jermain Defoe Source: The Guardian

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