reemphasis

noun
re·​em·​pha·​sis | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈem(p)-fə-səs How to pronounce reemphasis (audio) \
variants: or re-emphasis
plural reemphases\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈem(p)-​fə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce reemphasis (audio) \; re-emphases

Definition of reemphasis

: the act or an instance of emphasizing something again or differently a recent reemphasis on/of traditional values … FEMA's state assistance program has undergone transformations …. These program reemphases have coincided with large reductions in the regional office staff …— Peter J. May and Walter Williams

First Known Use of reemphasis

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Reemphasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reemphasis. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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