De-stigmatizing has to be focused on parents and treating mental illness the same way you would treat a medical condition.
Until then the Kurds are focused on Kurdistan, or territory close to their lines and necessary for self-defense.
In North Carolina, the headlines have focused on the Thom Tillis-Sen.
People who are focused on what can be built, rather than what can be destroyed.
“I can understand a relatively small stimulus, focused on infrastructure,” says Pete Peterson.
The light of popular approval had to be focused somewhere: but that in itself proved nothing.
As long as the men were in sight she focused her gaze on them ravenously.
The images of the meniscus of the mercury column and of the moving fork are focused on the plate by a lens.
Perhaps it was because the flash that focused them on the plate of my mind was stronger.
Also he "claimed" to be an Oxford man, and it was that which, in this emergency, had focused Nick's attention upon him.
1640s, from Latin focus "hearth, fireplace" (also, figuratively, "home, family"), of unknown origin, used in post-classical times for "fire" itself, taken by Kepler (1604) in a mathematical sense for "point of convergence," perhaps on analogy of the burning point of a lens (the purely optical sense of the word may have existed before Kepler, but it is not recorded). Introduced into English 1650s by Hobbes. Sense transfer to "center of activity or energy" is first recorded 1796.
1775 in the literal sense; 1807 in the figurative sense, from focus (n.). Related: Focused; focusing; less commonly focussed; focussing.
focus fo·cus (fō'kəs)
n. pl. fo·cus·es or fo·ci (-sī', -kī')
A point at which rays of light or other radiation converge or from which they appear to diverge, as after refraction or reflection in an optical system. Also called focal point.
See focal length.
The distinctness or clarity of an image rendered by an optical system.
The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image.
An apparatus used to adjust the focal length of an optical system in order to make an image distinct or clear.
The region of a localized bodily infection or disease.
To cause light rays or other radiation to converge on or toward a central point; concentrate.
To render an object or image in clear outline or sharp detail by adjustment of one's vision or an optical device.
To adjust a lens or instrument to produce a clear image.
To converge on or toward a central point of focus; be focused.
Plural focuses or foci (fō'sī', fō'kī')