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English definition of “point sth up”

point sth up

formal phrasal verb with point     /pɔɪnt/ verb
to emphasize a problem or fact , so that people notice it more: It was a badly researched documentary that glossed over important questions while pointing up trivial ones .Stressing and emphasizing
(Definition of point sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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