focussed focussed  /ˈfoʊ kəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being in focus or brought into focus
  2. (adj) (of light rays) converging on a point

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Greenwald is focussed and prolific -- maybe wordy, but he is not meanspirited.
  2. Suddenly two little red eyes focussed on Consul Bourguin, the elephant stopped chewing.
  3. The new one, which has double vacuum jackets on the oil pipes where the sun's rays are focussed, gets as hot as 400.

News

  • Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

    The Secretary-General has had more discussions with members of the new Chinese leadership in Beijing on Thursday and a series of meetings that focussed on climate change.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: United Nations

Quotes

  1. Prior to the visit, Netanyahu said: "I believe that a main part of my conversations with President Obama in Washington next week will be focussed on how to start direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians right away".
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Financial Express Bangladesh

  2. "I always wanted to stay until the end of my contract," Capello said. "In South Africa we are totally focussed on the World Cup."
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: Rediff

  3. "A big part of my success is that I've always been very focussed on myself in the last few years," Henin said. "Don't look too much on the other side of the net."
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Justine Henin Source: Hindustan Times

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