Definition of 'emphasis'
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Example sentences containing 'emphasis'
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The opera house has come under fire for putting an increasing emphasis on its business ties. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Other experts place less emphasis on particular countries and more on selecting good individual stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her mother said that too much emphasis was put on sprinting in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'd rather see emphasis put on fairer funding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Chinese schools put a heavy emphasis on memory and coach students intensively to succeed in exams. The Sun (2015)With special emphasis on the opening two lines. The Sun (2010)But we put an equal emphasis on deep. Christianity Today (2000) Special emphasis is placed on body language. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Better than recent summers with much more emphasis on beach weather than indoor amusement arcades. The Sun (2011) Special emphasis is given to the different drug laws in foreign countries. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsTaking that latter approach did not necessarily require any particular emphasis on the fine details of the visual additions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We put the emphasis on what he can do well and you saw today the physicality he brings to the team. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As in human bereavement, there is increasing emphasis on the importance of ceremony and closure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They're putting more emphasis on math and science. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There's so much emphasis on results. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Together this led him to an emphasis on the idea of a single African people victimised by colonialism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also a strongly felt obligation to succeed, seen in an emphasis on the importance of formal education. Sociology (1995)Resources were directed towards local projects with a wide range of objectives run by local statutory or voluntary bodies with particular emphasis on multiple projects. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)Some of this can be done through emphasis - the idea of stepping up the academy programme is a good idea. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Training clinics for young players will be organised on a regular basis with particular emphasis on fitness and competitive opportunities will be provided by international youth circuits. ITF World of Tennis (1993)His reputation as the team's enforcer puts too much emphasis on one aspect of his performance but it is not something he can complain about. Times, Sunday Times (2009)While there is no mention of religion as such, there is always a strong emphasis on the importance of love and charity in all things. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With the planetary emphasis on new ideas, you're better off learning as much as you can. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'emphasis'
Very Common. emphasis is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'emphasis'
British English: emphasis NOUN
Emphasis is special or extra importance that is given to an activity or to a part or aspect of something.
Too much emphasis is placed on research.
Definition of emphasis from the Collins English Dictionary
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