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The Cup holders got it in emphatic style. The Sun (2017)The answer is emphatic - no. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My points win was so emphatic it finally made all my critics admit I was the best in the world. The Sun (2017)He had made his point in the most emphatic fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)United flew to the summit with an emphatic win. The Sun (2015)They pressed for a more emphatic victory. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was also such an emphatic defeat in the end. The Sun (2013)While such questions surround a fly half the emphatic answer to the international question is no. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So far the answer is an emphatic no. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My emphatic answer to that is yes. The Sun (2013)My emphatic answer is that it is does not. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The answer was an emphatic yes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He won twice over hurdles before switching to fences with an emphatic success at Ludlow last week. The Sun (2013)The answer has to be an emphatic 'Yes! The Sun (2012)He kept his cool to lash a second-half penalty into the top corner in emphatic fashion. The Sun (2013)The short answer is an emphatic'Yes! Times, Sunday Times (2010)No, was the emphatic answer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He shaped well on his debut and looks a sprinter to follow after going one better in emphatic style at Newbury last time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sheffield Wednesday recorded their first league win of the season in emphatic style at Hillsborough. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He then burst on to the Derby scene with an emphatic victory at Goodwood last month. The Sun (2010)An emphatic victory lifted the Hammers up to the dizzy heights of 13th spot. The Sun (2010)The combination glided through the testing conditions, which are likely to be similar this afternoon, and gained an emphatic success. Times, Sunday Times (2014)SPURS showed their strength in depth with this emphatic win at Villa Park despite making eight changes. The Sun (2013)
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British English: emphatic ADJECTIVE
An emphatic response or statement is one made in a forceful way, because the speaker feels very strongly about what they are saying.
His response was immediate and emphatic.
Definition of emphatic from the Collins English Dictionary
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