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The commentary provided particularly emphasizes the first two of these questions. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)We also want to emphasize the restoration of relationship after sin. Christianity Today (2000)The groups emphasize the need for a good mental approach assisted by physical fitness. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)It also emphasizes the need for further research. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991) Need one emphasize that all this is the purest fiction? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The key difference between this approach and the others is that the supervisor emphasizes the role of helper. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Chinese family structure resembled that of other agricultural civilizations in emphasizing the importance of unity and the power of husbands and fathers. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)Examples such as support for improvement and repair costs and agency services could be broadened to emphasize the need for consumer protection. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)If a high priority is placed on control, personnel officers will emphasize their role as watchdogs. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)I cannot emphasize enough the importance of your own natural defence mechanism in fighting off illness. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)Theories that emphasize the role of education in reproducing existing societal norms and values may overlook its important role as a force for changing them. Sociology (1995)They also emphasize the strength of their case and its righteousness as well as the impossibility of any movement from the position they are declaring. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)
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Translations for 'emphasize'
British English: emphasize /ˈɛmfəˌsaɪz/ VERB
To emphasize something means to indicate that it is particularly important or true, or to draw special attention to it.
Your letter should emphasize your skills.
- American English: emphasize
- Arabic: يُؤَكِّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: enfatizar
- Chinese: 强调
- Croatian: naglasiti
- Czech: zdůraznit
- Danish: understrege
- Dutch: benadrukken
- European Spanish: enfatizar
- Finnish: korostaa painottaa
- French: souligner préciser
- German: betonen
- Greek: τονίζω
- Italian: enfatizzare
- Japanese: 強調する
- Korean: 강조하다
- Norwegian: understreke
- Polish: uwydatnić
- European Portuguese: enfatizar
- Romanian: a accentua
- Russian: подчеркивать
- Spanish: enfatizar
- Swedish: understryka
- Thai: เน้น
- Turkish: vurgulamak
- Ukrainian: наголошувати
- Vietnamese: nhấn mạnh
Definition of emphasize from the Collins English Dictionary
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