Definitions for emphasizeˈɛm fəˌsaɪz
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stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate(verb)
to stress, single out as important
"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise(verb)
give extra weight to (a communication)
"Her gesture emphasized her words"
To stress, give emphasis or extra weight to (something).
His two-fingered gesture emphasized what he had told his boss to do with his job.
Origin: from – see emphasis.
to utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase
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Rank popularity for the word 'emphasize' in Verbs Frequency: #726
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I can't emphasize enough how important this is.
I want to emphasize that I have never had any kind of commercial interests in Syria or Iran.
But I would emphasize the risk is extremely low to anybody else outside of the hospital treating her.
I'd like to emphasize, and this seems important me, that the incident has been caused by young men speaking German.
We emphasize that our actions are not against civilians, and we ask them for prudence while the armed strike takes place.
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- подчертавам, изтъквамBulgarian
- emfatitzarCatalan, Valencian
- subrayar, enfatizarSpanish
- painottaa, korostaa, tähdentääFinnish
- enfatizzare, evidenziare, sottolineareItalian
- 強調, アクセントJapanese
- подчёркивать, подчеркнутьRussian
- betona, understrykaSwedish
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