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Main Entry: atĚtenĚtion
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressten-chschwan
Function: noun
1 : the act or power of fixing one's mind upon something : careful listening or watching <pay attention>
2 a : a state of being aware : AWARENESS, NOTICE <attract attention> b : consideration with the idea of taking action <a problem that needs prompt attention>
3 : an act of kindness, care, or courtesy
4 : a posture taken by a soldier with the body stiff and straight, heels together, and arms at the sides

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