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Definition of focal point noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    focal point

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  1. 1a thing or person that is the centre of interest or activity In rural areas, the school is often the focal point for the local community. He quickly became the focal point for those who disagreed with government policy.
  2. 2(specialist) = focus
  3. Extra examples The school provides a focal point for the local community. An outdoor performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ will be the focal point of the weekend. The focal point of the policy developed by the government was the construction of a rail network. The site manager acts as the focal point of the operation. The tie is still the focal point of the male wardrobe. With wall hangings you can choose a bold, vivid effect that will be the focal point of the room.
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