Examples of emphasis in a Sentence
Our candidate's plan has a different emphasis.
a prep school with a long-established emphasis on sports
Recent Examples of emphasis from the Web
Trump's emphasis on Christmas has been welcomed by evangelical Christians who see it as evidence of his commitment to religious liberty.
Because of a growing emphasis on accountability and standardized test scores, kids are losing out on time spent in unstructured and/or outdoor play.
Johnsrud said the slogan provides emphasis to the city’s heritage and residents’ sense of community.
Fung Global Retail & Technology managing director Deborah Weinswig claims that shopping malls are transitioning from a focus on apparel to an emphasis on experiences.
Use of force on youth at the juvenile detention center has decreased due to an increased emphasis on de-escalation, the report said, and the amount of time youth are spending in their cells has been cut in half over the last three years.
Ceilings get special emphasis — vaults, coves, trays, beams, deep coffers.
The 24 projects funded include 18 with an emphasis on at-risk neighborhoods, 16 focused on engaging youth, and six that address specific populations.
Whoever gets the Meteors' gig, an emphasis should be placed on defense.
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Synonymsaccent, accentuation, stress, underscoring, weight
Related Wordsattention, concentration, focus, spotlight; consequence, import, moment, note, significance, value, worth; precedence, primacy, priority, top billing; consideration, heed, regard
Near Antonymsminimization, underemphasis; disregard, indifference
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Definition of emphasis for Students
- In the word "vacation," the emphasis is on the second syllable.
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