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emphasis /ˈemfəsəs, ˈemfəsɪs/ noun (plural emphases /-siːz/) [uncountable and countable]

Irregular Forms: (pl) emphases


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کامپیوتر: مهم

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

emphasis
[noun]
Synonyms: stress, accent, attention, force, importance, priority, prominence, significance, weight
Related Words: attention, force, insistence, weight

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

emphasis S3 W2 AC /ˈemfəsəs, ˈemfəsɪs/ noun (plural emphases /-siːz/) [uncountable and countable]
[Word Family: verb: emphasize; noun: emphasis; adverb: emphatically; adjective: emphatic]
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: Greek, from emphainein 'to show']

1. special attention or importance
emphasis on
In Japan there is a lot of emphasis on politeness.
put/place emphasis on something
The course places emphasis on practical work.
a change of emphasis in government policy

2. special importance that is given to a word or phrase by saying it louder or higher, or by printing it in a special way ⇒ stress
emphasis on
The emphasis should be on the first syllable.
‘And I can assure you,’ she said with emphasis, ‘that he is innocent.’

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

emphasis
noun
I. special importance/attention
ADJ. considerable, great, heavy, increased schools that put a heavy emphasis on sporting achievement
strong | main discussing where the main emphasis should be placed
particular, special Examine the events leading to the war, with particular emphasis on France's role in them.
VERB + EMPHASIS give, lay, place, put The company lays great emphasis on customer care.
shift The Democrats shifted the emphasis away from direct taxation.
EMPHASIS + VERB move, shift In recent years, the emphasis has moved away from punishing drug addicts towards helping them.
PREP. ~ on/upon The emphasis is on keeping fit rather than developing lots of muscles.
PHRASES a change/shift of emphasis

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

emphasis
II. stress on a word/phrase
ADJ. great ‘I’, he said with great emphasis, ‘was the one.’
slight His slight emphasis on the word ‘Lady’ was definitely mocking.
VERB + EMPHASIS put
PREP. with ~ She repeated the question with emphasis.
~ on Put the emphasis on the second syllable.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

emphasis

put emphasis on something
We need to put greater emphasis on planning.
The airline is accused of placing more emphasis on profit than on safety.
place/lay emphasis on something formal
The coach has placed the emphasis firmly on youth by including three teenagers in the team.
give emphasis to something
Since league tables were introduced, schools have given even greater emphasis to exam results.
shift the emphasis (=change the emphasis to something else)
With drug addicts, we need to shift the emphasis from punishment to treatment.
add emphasis (=make an opinion or fact seem more important)
Put bullet points before each statement to add emphasis.
the emphasis shifts/moves (=changes)
The emphasis is now shifting away from oil towards renewable sources of energy.
great emphasis
The company places great emphasis on customer care.
a strong/heavy emphasis
There is a strong emphasis on research in the university.
the main emphasis
The main emphasis must be on quality, not quantity.
particular/special emphasis
The new legislation places particular emphasis on energy conservation.
increased/increasing emphasis
Recently, there has been an increasing emphasis on creating more jobs.
considerable emphasis
Most religions put considerable emphasis on the importance of marriage.
a change of emphasis (also a shift in emphasis)
There has been a change of emphasis in the government’s foreign policy.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

emphasis
noun
BAD: Both philosophies emphasis the individual.
GOOD: Both philosophies emphasize the individual.

Usage Note:
Emphasis is a noun: 'Modern society places emphasis on achievement.'
The verb is emphasize : 'Modern society emphasizes achievement.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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