attract

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  • Since then he has attracted considerable attention, especially in the French-speaking world.
  • Though it attracted criticism from some religious groups, the film was generally well received.
  • It had no industry, so had attracted few residents who had grown up outside the area.
  • He attracted many people in the way that he addressed the issues and his people.
  • The case attracted attention from the American news media for years.
  • The thing that attracted the player was the chance that ultimately he would receive something for nothing.
  • The race to break the record first attracted media attention as the home run leader changed often throughout the season.
  • This effort began to attract other companies and families back to the urban center.
  • He said that the stage was what attracted him most and what he "needed" to do.
  • The scheme has attracted considerable criticism due to its huge size and location.
  • Its meetings soon became well attended, as well as attracting significant media attention.
  • These two events attract people from all over the country.
  • The country also adopted a new investment code intended to attract foreign capital.
  • This event attracts people from all over every year in early August.
  • However, the team attracts a regular home support of between five and six thousand fans.
  • The broad is situated just off the river and attracts little through traffic.
  • The film failed to become a box office success and attracted mostly negative critical reaction.
  • This national event was a great success, attracting a crowd of over ten thousand people.
  • There is great interest in attracting new families with young children in order to keep the school open.
  • Time passed and her beauty soon began to attract attention.
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Meaning of attract

  • verb Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    Her good looks attract the stares of many men, The ad pulled in many potential customers, This pianist pulls huge crowds, The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers
  • verb Be attractive to
    The idea of a vacation appeals to me, The beautiful garden attracted many people
  • verb Exert a force on (a body) causing it to approach or prevent it from moving away
    the gravitational pull of a planet attracts other bodies