point up (something)

phrasal verb
pointed up; pointing up; points up (something)

Definition of point up (something)

formal
: to bring attention to (something) : to highlight or emphasize (something) The speaker pointed up the importance of improving public education. The destruction caused by the earthquake points up the need for improvements in construction standards.

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“Point up (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20up%20%28something%29. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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