[ UK /ˈɛmfɐsˌa‍ɪz/ ]
  1. to stress, single out as important
    Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
  2. give extra weight to (a communication)
    Her gesture emphasized her words
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How To Use emphasise In A Sentence

  • A little pyrotechnics display tacked on just serves to emphasise its lack of cutting edge. Times, Sunday Times
  • He emphasised that there is no personal animosity. Times, Sunday Times
  • The contrast or brightness of the image can be varied to emphasise areas or tissues of interest. Times, Sunday Times
  • Let me emphasise the point that the establishment of such a society is not some kind of utopian dream.
  • But they emphasise the importance of relinquishing some of what you've been struggling to keep afloat. Times, Sunday Times
  • In a country where universities emphasise competitive sports sometimes even more than academics, Notre Dame, in Indiana, was long the paragon of undergraduate football excellence.
  • The team emphasised that their study could not prove that anxiety caused heart disease. Times, Sunday Times
  • Though humans are never present in the photographs, human presence is emphasised through foregrounding the conscious activity of design.
  • It has quite a kick, emphasised by a pungent aroma that brings tears to the eyes and a hanky to the nose.
  • But he underlined the need for the party to re-emphasise its tax cutting instincts.
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