Quick answer
"Focus" is a noun which is often translated as "el enfoque", and "honor" is a noun which is often translated as "el honor". Learn more about the difference between "focus" and "honor" below.
focus(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clear visual definition)
a. el enfoque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Most new cameras have automatic focus.La mayoría de las cámaras nuevas tienen enfoque automático.
b. el foco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In many of his pictures, the faces were out of focus.En muchas de sus fotos, las caras estaban fuera de foco.
2. (concentration)
a. la concentración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A good elite athlete never loses focus while in competition.Un buen deportista de élite no pierde nunca la concentración cuando compite.
3. (subject being discussed)
a. la atención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Protesters seek to maintain the focus on the missing students.El objetivo de los manifestantes es que no se desvíe la atención de los estudiantes desaparecidos.
b. el centro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Children are delighted to be the focus of attention.A los niños les encanta ser el centro de atención.
c. el foco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Wherever she goes she is the focus of attention.Allá donde va, es el foco de todas las miradas.
4. (perspective)
a. el enfoque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A new leader will bring a change in focus.Un nuevo líder aportará un nuevo enfoque.
5. (direction)
a. el norte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He could achieve great things, but he needs focus.Podría lograr grandes cosas, pero le falta tener un norte.
6. (medicine)
a. el foco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The focus of the infection has been detected.Se ha detectado el foco de la infección.
7. (seismography)
a. el hipocentro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The focus of the last tremor was right under this small town.El hipocentro del último temblor estaba justo debajo de esta pequeña ciudad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to adjust the focus of)
a. enfocar
You need to focus the camera before taking the picture.Tienes que enfocar la cámara antes de tomar la foto.
9. (to concentrate on)
a. centrar
I would like to focus my statement on a few key points.Quisiera centrar mi declaración en una serie de puntos clave.
b. concentrar
Authorities are focusing their efforts on trying to find the missing people.Las autoridades están concentrando sus esfuerzos en encontrar a los 20 desaparecidos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (to concentrate)
a. centrarse
The mantra helps you to focus.El mantra te ayuda a centrarte.
b. enfocarse
I had such a bad night I can't focus on my work this morning.Tuve una noche tan mala que esta mañana no me puedo enfocar en el trabajo.
c. focalizarse
The debate on immigration should focus on people's needs.El debate sobre la inmigración debe focalizarse en las necesidades de la gente.
11. (to adjust the focus; often used with "on")
a. enfocar la vista en
He cannot focus on objects which are at a distance.No puede enfocar la vista en objetos que están a cierta distancia.
b. enfocar la cámara a
You have to focus on the flowers.Tienes que enfocar la cámara a las flores.
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honor(
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nuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (reputation)
a. el honor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He believed that the accusations made against him on social media damaged his honor.Creía que las acusaciones vertidas en las redes sociales contra él dañaron su honor.
2. (privilege)
a. el honor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's a great honor for me to present my new collection.Es un gran honor para mí presentar mi nueva colección.
b. la honra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have the great honor of being here with you today.Tengo la gran honra de estar aquí hoy con ustedes.
3. (distinction)
a. la condecoración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lieutenant was awarded the highest honor a soldier can receive.Al teniente se le confirió la condecoración más alta que puede recibir un soldado.
b. la distinción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This scholarship is an honor that is awarded to the best student.Esta beca es una distinción conferida al mejor estudiante.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(chastity)
a. la honra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The knight killed the man who questioned his daughter's honor.El caballero mató al hombre que cuestionó la honra de su hija.
5.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(form of address)
a. la señoría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Your Honor, I would like to present some new evidence.Su Señoría, me gustaría presentar una nueva evidencia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to show respect to)
a. honrar
In Mexico they honor the dead with a special festival.En México honran a los muertos con una fiesta especial.
7. (to fulfill)
a. cumplir
I have to honor my word.Tengo que cumplir mi palabra.
8. (to pay)
a. pagar
The bank demanded that I honor the debt within one month.El banco me exigió que pagara la deuda en el plazo de un mes.
honors
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (special mention)
a. la matrícula de honor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Even though she graduated with honors, it was hard for her to find a job.Aunque se graduó con matrícula de honor, le resultó difícil encontrar trabajo.
b. honores
Shelby graduated with honors from Harvard.Shelby se graduó con honores de Harvard.
10. (course of study)
a. el curso avanzado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Beth started doing honors math this year.Beth empezó el curso avanzado de matemáticas este año.
11. (formal recognition)
a. honores
The fallen pilot will be buried with full military honors.El piloto fallecido será enterrado con todos los honres militares.
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