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    Which is the correct spelling?

    Focusing or Focussing?

    We've been having this discussion all day as my teacher felt i had spelt it wrong in my personal statement and still i have no clear answer... even my english teacher couldn't give me a clear answer so was wondering what everyones opinion here was?
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    They are both correct, I think, but I'm more used to using the former.
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    Focussing is the British English spelling, whereas focusing is the American way.
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    (Got this from dictionary.com)

    "fo·cused or fo·cussed, fo·cus·ing or fo·cus·sing, fo·cus·es or fo·cus·ses "

    Looks like it can be both.
    Focusing is definitely used more, though.
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    nah, focussin forreal forreal
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    Focussing is how I spell it. It depends on where you are from, to be honest...
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    Dictionary.
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    Focusing.

    Or if you're black you could use focussing in some form like this:

    Blud he was fo' cussing ma shizzle bruv.
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    Either.
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    focusing.
    look it up in the OED
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    It's either; personally I prefer focussing (and I think that's more commonly used in Britain). But I'm sure either would be fine
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    According to the Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors it is focusing
 
 
 
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