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underlineverb [T]

uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈlaɪn/  us   /-dɚ-/ (also underscore)
B1 to draw a line under a word, especially in order to show its importance: All the technical words have been underlined in red.B2 to emphasize: She put the figures up on the board to underline the seriousness of the situation. To underline their disgust, the crowd started throwing bottles at the stage.
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