Noun(1) special importance or significance(2) intensity or forcefulness of expression(3) special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.(4) the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch
(1) He spoke in a very strange way, all in Russian of course, with emphasis on every other word that he spoke.(2) Kylie repeated her words with special emphasis , as if talking to a very slow person.(3) they placed great emphasis on the individual's freedom(4) "I think you have the emphasis on the wrong syllable, " Madi remarked.(5) I laid particular emphasis on the word ' had '├ö├ç┬¬ Yes, that's right.(6) I also stress that the Government has placed an enormous amount of emphasis on the family.(7) She put emphasis on the word him, and suddenly yesterday's events came to me and I started to cry.(8) Above all, however, they developed a model of spirituality that placed much emphasis on action in the world.(9) he spoke with emphasis and with complete conviction(10) It puts the main emphasis on a cease-fire to end the current violence followed by negotiations.(11) A variety of events are being organised throughout the year with the emphasis on community spirit.(12) Except exploring, " I said making sure to add extra emphasis on the word ' exploring '.(13) I put emphasis on the word fun, twisting it so that it sounded chiding and sarcastic.(14) To achieve the transition, the continent has to put emphasis on technology and innovations.(15) The reality is that in the fire service so much of the emphasis is put on strength and stamina.(16) He leaned forward in his chair again to give his words more emphasis .
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