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fix·ate

 (fĭk′sāt′)
v. fix·at·ed, fix·at·ing, fix·ates
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause (a person or the eyes) to look at or pay attention to something steadily: "My eyes were fixated on his playful, deep-set brown eyes" (Bernard Lown).
b. To focus one's eyes or attention on: "When you fixate the closer of the two fingers, the one further away is seen double" (Robert F. Schmidt and Gerhard Thews).
2. To command the attention of exclusively or repeatedly; preoccupy obsessively: "TV and newspapers were fixated on high-technology as the solution to almost everything" (Jay Walljasper).
3. Psychology
a. To cause to become emotionally attached in an immature or pathological manner.
b. In classical psychoanalysis, to cause (the libido) to be arrested at an early stage of psychosexual development.
v.intr.
1. To focus the eyes or attention.
2. Psychology
a. To become attached to a person or thing in an immature or pathological way; form a fixation.
b. To be arrested at an early stage of psychosexual development.
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fixated

[fɪkˈseɪtɪd] ADJ to be fixated on sth/sbestar obsesionado con algo/algn, tener una fijación con algo/algn
to become or get fixated on or with sth/sbobsesionarse con algo/algn
mother-fixatedcon fijación materna or en la madre
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fixated

[fɪkˈseɪtɪd] adj (= obsessed) → obsédé(e)
to be fixated on sth → être obsédé(e) par qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fixated

adjfixiert (→ on auf +acc)
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Scleral fixated IOL implantation has advantages with less endothelial cell loss; however, tilted IOL and suture exposure are the major problems of this type IOL application (1).
It's also about time that Pakistani TV content and films made use of the space provided by modern-day visual media since mainstream TV channels seem to be fixated on only domestic strife storylines.
Barack Obama's was the least satisfactory because, over the years, he has become ever more fixated on himself and his standing in the world, instead of on what ought to be his theme for public discussion, which is the United States and her own standing in the world.
The second was about the "intelligence failure" that happens when we are so fixated on those wrong answers that we believe are true.
You can become fixated on something, like finding more money, getting a better job or dealing with a problem at home.Youre so fixated on it that you forget about God and you abandon prayer.
The specially trained Fixated Threat Assessment Centre are also combing online sources to identity potential threats to Harry and Meghan.
Caption: Figure 1: Subluxed intraocular lens (a) and after transscleral suture- fixated posterior chamber intraocular lens and Ahmed glaucoma valve surgery (b).