emphasis

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛmfəsɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛmfəsɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(emfə sis)

Inflections of 'emphasis' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": emphases

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Sense: Noun: accentuation
Synonyms:
accentuation, stress , accent , focus , weight , importance , highlight , attention , priority , underlining, underscoring, the spotlight, beat

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