special importance or significance
"the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents"
intensity or forcefulness of expression
"the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"
special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
stress, emphasis, accentnoun
the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
"he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
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We will put greater emphasis on making our existing stores even better and taking the opportunity to renew and reinvent our business in a way that is inspired by our history, culture and value.
My government will put emphasis on fighting corruption, job creation and industrialization.
We have excellent coaches with good education, and as much as we can to make sport accessible to everyone, regardless of family income or social status, if you love football or any other sport as a kid, it should be manageable to go to your local club and play. The emphasis at youth level is on participation and equality, and afterwards you can see if there's a new (Lionel) Messi or (Cristiano) Ronaldo in the group.
Xi has put a premium on the 'dream of a strong military' as part of his grand strategy for China's rise, perhaps more than any other modern (Chinese) leader, this greater emphasis on the military is very significant.
I put emphasis on markets to the East not because we want to give up on other markets. But we definitely want to reduce our dependence on certain markets in western Europe, western Europe is undergoing a wave of Islamisation, of anti-Semitism, and of anti-Zionism. It is awash in such waves, and we want to ensure that for years to come the State of Israel will have diverse markets all over the world.
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- акцент, подчертаване, ударениеBulgarian
- èmfasiCatalan, Valencian
- Gewichtung, Betonung, Emphase, NachdruckGerman
- painottaa, painotus, painoFinnish
- emphase, accentFrench
- cudromScottish Gaelic
- nyomaték, hangsúlyHungarian
- 強調, 強勢, 重点, 注目Japanese
- Akzent, BetounungLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- beklemtoning, klemtoon, benadrukking, nadrukDutch
- ударение, подчёркивание, акцент, особое вниманиеRussian
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