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emphasize

verb [T] uk ( UK usually emphasise)   /ˈem.fə.saɪz/ us  
B2 to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to: [+ question word] I'd just like to emphasize how important it is for people to learn foreign languages. [+ that] He emphasized that all the people taking part in the research were volunteers. You can use italics or capitals to emphasize a word in a piece of writing. to make something more obvious: Tight jeans will only emphasize any extra weight that you are carrying.
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in Korean 강조하다…
in Arabic يُؤَكِّد…
in Portuguese enfatizar, ressaltar, salientar…
in Catalan recalcar…
in Japanese ~を強調する…
in Italian mettere in evidenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強調, 重視, 使突出…
in Russian придавать значение, подчеркивать…
in Turkish belirtmek, vurgulamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强调, 重视, 使突出…
in Polish podkreślać…
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