emphasize
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɛm.fə.saɪz/
Verb

emphasize (emphasizes, present participle emphasizing; past and past participle emphasized)

  1. (transitive) To stress, give emphasis or extra weight to (something).
    His two-fingered gesture emphasized what he had told his boss to do with his job.
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