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Definition of "emphasize" []

  • To give emphasis to; stress. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "emphasize" in a sentence
  • "The only reason to note this is to again emphasize that Indians were a special case created by the peculiar history of the United States."
  • "And that the hard-left pinko (who's, as we again need to emphasize, is the sitting Senator from Wyoming, of all places) would use outing a guy out of a closet as a threat."
  • "Immediately following the excerpt that you chose to emphasize is this: the traditional armed forces represented by the Wehrmacht committed and ordered (e.g. the Commissar Order) war crimes of their own, particularly during the invasion of Poland in 1939 [5] and later in the war against the Soviet Union."