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
And an early emphasis touting the GOP tax cuts was abandoned; Republicans are hoping to stake their campaigns on the tax reform this fall.
The emphasis on tech, at least for now, is concentrated on protecting national security interests and making sure U.S. companies keep their competitive edge.
The collection also contains material from botanical gardens (with an emphasis on rare and endangered species) and non-profit seed conservancies, including Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, and Native Seeds/SEARCH in Tucson, Arizona.
Any scouting report on the Sixers is bound to have emphasis on two people — Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.
The impact is astounding: Each year, one third of the food intended for human consumption is lost or wasted; and a regrettable amount of that food waste is because of an over-emphasis on the appearance of food.
Auburn is the other major surprise in the SEC and has used a combo of a fast pace, three-point shooting and an emphasis on both forcing turnovers and getting to the foul line to find success.
Over time, this emphasis on shareability has created an enormous change in what all of us, not just social-media users, see on our screens.
Then-president Richard Nixon’s emphasis on law and order resonated with a Middle America uneasy in an era of anti-war protests and riots, when radicalism seemed to be creeping past their white picket fences.
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EMPHASIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of emphasis for English Language Learners
: a forceful quality in the way something is said or written
: added force that is given to a word or syllable when speaking
: special importance or attention given to something
EMPHASIS Defined for Kids
Definition of emphasis for Students
- In the word "vacation," the emphasis is on the second syllable.
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