French translation of 'emphasis'
- (= weight, importance)
insistance fto put emphasis on sth or to place emphasis on sth
mettre l'accent sur qch,
insister sur qchthe emphasis is on reading
la lecture tient une place primordiale,
on accorde une importance particulière à la lecture
- (= vocal stress)
Example Sentences Including 'emphasis'
He had set out his requirements for the searchers, laying great emphasis on looking for evidence of fire.Death and Transfiguration
There was, perhaps, too much emphasis on the floral; even the four prints on the walls were of flowers.Murder Song
This is social anthropology with the emphasis on the social.An Older Woman
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Translation of emphasis from the Collins English to French Dictionary