focal point

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a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges

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a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

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the concentration of attention or energy on something

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position as chairman of Aon UK in order to "make Prudential his principal focus".
"With the reorganization complete, our principal focus continues to be the identification for acquisition complementary technologies, or companies, in the stem cell space that will permit us to raise additional capital refreshing our story in the expectation of restoring shareholder value," said David Allan, executive chairman.
(NYSE: SD), an oil and natural gas company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with its principal focus on exploration and production, has signed a contract to acquire Dynamic Offshore Resources LLC.
Intersticed passages of painterly abstraction render the artist's heretofore principal focus, the representational world, almost unrecognizable.
Its other principal focus is on the romance, shading eventually into the sexual relationship, which develops between Nate and his new classmate Beth, from whose perspective the evolving events within and without Manor High are observed.
The product has been designed with many customer groups in mind but the principal focus is on the defence sector because of its suitability for rugged and harsh applications.
The drive to ensure a satisfactory handover to residents as quickly as possible remains our principal focus."
Deaths due to exertional sickling were a principal focus of the evening panel discussion, with the recent NCAA recommendations to offer screening at collegiate institutions.
We believe that the planned new regulations will require banks to fund medium and longer term assets with longer tenor liabilities." GIB is a leading merchant bank in the Middle East with its principal focus on the GCC states.
Assistant head teacher Judy Gilmour said: "His principal focus is to ensure that every child gets the best possible start in life.
Gulf International Bank is a leading merchant bank in the Middle East with its principal focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states.
"Growth should remain the principal focus of policy among the G8 and broader G20 economies," he said on Saturday in Italy at a gathering of finance ministers from the Group of Eight nations, according to Reuters.
In another interview to Council on Foreign Relations, Admiral Mullen said defeating Al Qaeda is the principal focus and the main goal.
Nutritional efforts should remain a principal focus of chronic disease prevention, but without definitive results from a randomized controlled trial, multivitamins will not likely play a major role in such prevention efforts."
His principal focus so far has been on preparing the company for future challenges.
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