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principal focus

noun, Optics.
1.
focal point (def 1).
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • The principal focus of this workshop was on operation of platform cranes.
  • The principal focus of the proposed study is to develop a long-range transportation plan for the town.
British Dictionary definitions for principal focus

principal focus

noun
1.
another name for focal point
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