2 [singular/uncountable] particular attention paid to something
focus on: I’d like to see more focus on economic policy.
strong/sharp focus: The school puts a strong focus on academic achievement.
greater focus: The report calls for greater focus on the needs of the poor.
shift/change/move the focus: They are trying to shift the focus more towards domestic policy.
bring/throw something into focus (=make people pay particular attention to it): The issue of pedestrian safety has been brought sharply into focus this week.
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