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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 at·ten·tion /əˈtɛn(t)ʃən; ||(ə)ˌtɛn(ʧ)ˈhʌt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 at·ten·tion /əˈtɛnʧən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 注意; 警示

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 注意 ATN

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·ten·tion n.
 1. The act or state of attending or heeding; the application of the mind to any object of sense, representation, or thought; notice; exclusive or special consideration; earnest consideration, thought, or regard; obedient or affectionate heed; the supposed power or faculty of attending.
 They say the tongues of dying men
 Enforce attention like deep harmony.   --Shak.
 Note:Attention is consciousness and something more. It is consciousness voluntarily applied, under its law of limitations, to some determinate object; it is consciousness concentrated.
 2. An act of civility or courtesy; care for the comfort and pleasure of others; as, attentions paid to a stranger.
 To pay attention to, To pay one's attentions to, to be courteous or attentive to; to wait upon as a lover; to court.
 Syn: -- Care; heed; study; consideration; application; advertence; respect; regard.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the process whereby a person concentrates on some features
           of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
           [syn: attending] [ant: inattention]
      2: the work of caring for or attending to someone or something;
         "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed
         constant attention" [syn: care, aid, tending]
      3: a general interest that leads people to want to know more;
         "She was the center of attention"
      4: a courteous act indicating affection; "she tried to win his
         heart with her many attentions"
      5: the faculty or power of mental concentration; "keeping track
         of all the details requires your complete attention"
      6: a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet
         together; assumed by military personnel during drill or
         review; "the troops stood at attention"