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attraction

 [ah-trak´shun]
the force or influence by which one object is drawn toward another.
capillary attraction the force that causes a liquid to rise in a fine-caliber tube.

at·trac·tion

(ă-trak'shŭn),
The tendency of two bodies to approach each other.
[L. at-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw toward]

at·trac·tion

(ă-trak'shŭn)
A property or force by which anything tends to cause something else to approach it.
[L. at-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw toward]
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But many of the country's most popular attractions are falling short when it comes to accessibility, says national charity Vitalise.
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Meanwhile in Abu Dhabi, 2 percent thought Ferrari World was a main attraction but overall 17 percent still see the UAE's vast open beaches, the sun and the sand as the main attractions making the country widely popular among tourists.
Folly Farm at Begelly, one of Pembrokeshire's most popular visitor attractions, has gone from strength to strength in its 22 years as a privately-owned attraction.
Alnwick Garden is the region's most visited paidfor attraction with 548,527 visits.
Attraction World Ltd, a UK attraction ticket broker, has signed a deal with data security provider Secerno to protect itself from external and internal attacks against its databases.
A TOP Midlands tourist attraction is being readied for a spring clean - to boost its grubby image.
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I will refer to the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) as evidence for the Catholic interpretation of what to do about students who have same-sex attraction. Finally, I will conclude with some thoughts of my own, through which I hope to assist the bishops and those concerned for our Catholic students.