emphasizing
emphasizing emphasizing n. The act of giving special importance or significance to something.

Syn: accenting. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • emphasizing — (Amer.) n. attaching special importance or significance to something; act of giving emphasis (also emphasising) emphasize (Amer.) em·pha·size || emfÉ™saɪz v. stress, accentuate the importance of, underscore; make more obviously defined (e.g.:… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Emphasizing — Emphasize Em pha*size, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Emphasized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emphasizing}.] To utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emphasizing — noun the act of giving special importance or significance to something • Syn: ↑accenting, ↑accentuation • Derivationally related forms: ↑accentuate (for: ↑accentuation), ↑emphasize …   Useful english dictionary

  • emphasizing facts — A jury instruction is said to emphasize facts which may contain sufficient facts to authorize a verdict, but nevertheless some fact or facts are selected from the evidence and mentioned in such a way as to indicate to the jury that they have… …   Black's law dictionary

  • emphasizing facts — A jury instruction is said to emphasize facts which may contain sufficient facts to authorize a verdict, but nevertheless some fact or facts are selected from the evidence and mentioned in such a way as to indicate to the jury that they have… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Detail emphasizing — Усиление деталей (при репродуцировании) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • leather\ hat\ band — Emphasizing extremly snug fitting garments. I think I ve put on weight this shirt is tighter than a leather hat band …   Dictionary of american slang

  • leather\ hat\ band — Emphasizing extremly snug fitting garments. I think I ve put on weight this shirt is tighter than a leather hat band …   Dictionary of american slang

  • hell — [[t]he̱l[/t]] ♦♦♦ hells 1) N PROPER; N COUNT In some religions, hell is the place where the Devil lives, and where wicked people are sent to be punished when they die. Hell is usually imagined as being under the ground and full of flames. 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • very — ver|y [ veri ] function word *** Very can be used in the following ways: as an adverb (before adjectives and adverbs): It had been a long day and he was very tired. I always walk very quickly. She writes very well. as an adjective (only before a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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