Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle overemphasizing
, past tense , past participle overemphasized
regional note: in BRIT, also use overemphasise
In the public discussion of nuclear policies, technology has usually been overemphasized
and morality neglected.
Democrats will complain he overemphasizes punishment at the expense of prevention
The importance of education cannot be overemphasised.
I can't overemphasize the cleanliness of this place.
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