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One entry found for emphasis.
Main Entry: em·pha·sis
Pronunciation: primarystressem(p)-fschwa-sschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural em·pha·ses /-fschwa-secondarystresssemacronz/
1 a : forcefulness of expression <spoke with emphasis> b : the act or fact of giving stress to a word or syllable when speaking
2 : special attention or importance given to something <put great emphasis on cleanliness>

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