reemphasize

verb
re·​em·​pha·​size | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈem(p)-fə-ˌsīz How to pronounce reemphasize (audio) \
variants: or re-emphasize
reemphasized or re-emphasized; reemphasizing or re-emphasizing

Definition of reemphasize

transitive verb

: to emphasize (something) again reemphasizing the important points Yet the point must be re-emphasized: however technically "inactive" most of these men were … most of them were caught up, to some degree, by the burning issues of the day.— Geoffrey Holmes

First Known Use of reemphasize

1856, in the meaning defined above

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