Translation of "emphasis" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˈemfəsɪs/ (plural emphases /ˈemfəsiːz/)

B2 particular importance or attention that you give to something

önem, ehemmiyet
Schools are starting to place/put greater emphasis on passing exams.

the extra force that you give to a word or part of a word when you are saying it

vurgu, vurgulama
The emphasis is on the final syllable.

(Translation of “emphasis” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)