emphasize

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛmfəsaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛmfəˌsaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(emfə sīz′)


Inflections of 'emphasize' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
emphasizes
v 3rd person singular (US & UK)
emphasizing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US & UK)
emphasized
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
emphasized
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

emphasize

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. emphasize the [fact, thought, point]
  2. emphasizes the [importance, role, need]
  3. emphasize [different, certain, specific] aspects of
  4. [want, would like] to emphasize
  5. emphasize this to your [students, children, employees]
  6. I cannot emphasize enough [the importance of, just how]
  7. emphasize your [strengths, experience, skills, good points]
  8. emphasizes her [eyes, lips, features, cheekbones]
  9. [makeup, color] that emphasizes your [eye color, natural beauty]
  10. emphasized with [blusher, eyeliner, mascara, a padded bra]
  11. emphasized with [software, tools, filters, effects, an editing program]
  12. the [program, course, job] will emphasize
  13. emphasized by [many, some, several]
  14. emphasized to [ensure, provide, assist]
  15. emphasize [in particular, specifically]
  16. emphasize with [bold, italics]
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