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emphasis

noun

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1 a special notice or importance given to something
  • a prep school with a long-established emphasis on sports

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2 the quality or state of being forceful (as in expression)
  • the emphasis with which my parents issued the warning about smoking left no doubt that they were serious

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The first known use of emphasis was in 1534

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emphasis

emphasize

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“Emphasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emphasis. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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