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Meaning of "de-emphasize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DE-EMPHASIZE

de-emphasize  [diːˈɛmfəˌsaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DE-EMPHASIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
De-Emphasize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb de-emphasize in English.

WHAT DOES DE-EMPHASIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of de-emphasize in the English dictionary

The definition of de-emphasize in the dictionary is to remove emphasis from.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DE-EMPHASIZE

PRESENT

Present
I de-emphasize
you de-emphasize
he/she/it de-emphasizes
we de-emphasize
you de-emphasize
they de-emphasize
Present continuous
I am de-emphasizing
you are de-emphasizing
he/she/it is de-emphasizing
we are de-emphasizing
you are de-emphasizing
they are de-emphasizing
Present perfect
I have de-emphasized
you have de-emphasized
he/she/it has de-emphasized
we have de-emphasized
you have de-emphasized
they have de-emphasized
Present perfect continuous
I have been de-emphasizing
you have been de-emphasizing
he/she/it has been de-emphasizing
we have been de-emphasizing
you have been de-emphasizing
they have been de-emphasizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I de-emphasized
you de-emphasized
he/she/it de-emphasized
we de-emphasized
you de-emphasized
they de-emphasized
Past continuous
I was de-emphasizing
you were de-emphasizing
he/she/it was de-emphasizing
we were de-emphasizing
you were de-emphasizing
they were de-emphasizing
Past perfect
I had de-emphasized
you had de-emphasized
he/she/it had de-emphasized
we had de-emphasized
you had de-emphasized
they had de-emphasized
Past perfect continuous
I had been de-emphasizing
you had been de-emphasizing
he/she/it had been de-emphasizing
we had been de-emphasizing
you had been de-emphasizing
they had been de-emphasizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will de-emphasize
you will de-emphasize
he/she/it will de-emphasize
we will de-emphasize
you will de-emphasize
they will de-emphasize
Future continuous
I will be de-emphasizing
you will be de-emphasizing
he/she/it will be de-emphasizing
we will be de-emphasizing
you will be de-emphasizing
they will be de-emphasizing
Future perfect
I will have de-emphasized
you will have de-emphasized
he/she/it will have de-emphasized
we will have de-emphasized
you will have de-emphasized
they will have de-emphasized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been de-emphasizing
you will have been de-emphasizing
he/she/it will have been de-emphasizing
we will have been de-emphasizing
you will have been de-emphasizing
they will have been de-emphasizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would de-emphasize
you would de-emphasize
he/she/it would de-emphasize
we would de-emphasize
you would de-emphasize
they would de-emphasize
Conditional continuous
I would be de-emphasizing
you would be de-emphasizing
he/she/it would be de-emphasizing
we would be de-emphasizing
you would be de-emphasizing
they would be de-emphasizing
Conditional perfect
I would have de-emphasize
you would have de-emphasize
he/she/it would have de-emphasize
we would have de-emphasize
you would have de-emphasize
they would have de-emphasize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been de-emphasizing
you would have been de-emphasizing
he/she/it would have been de-emphasizing
we would have been de-emphasizing
you would have been de-emphasizing
they would have been de-emphasizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you de-emphasize
we let´s de-emphasize
you de-emphasize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to de-emphasize
Past participle
de-emphasized
Present Participle
de-emphasizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DE-EMPHASIZE


boxercise
ˈbɒksəˌsaɪz
Dancercise
ˈdɑːnsəˌsaɪz
de-emphasise
diːˈɛmfəˌsaɪz
emphasise
ˈɛmfəˌsaɪz
emphasize
ˈɛmfəˌsaɪz
exercise
ˈɛksəˌsaɪz
fantasize
ˈfæntəˌsaɪz
metastasise
mɪˈtæstəˌsaɪz
metastasize
mɪˈtæstəˌsaɪz
misemphasise
ˌmɪsˈɛmfəˌsaɪz
misemphasize
ˌmɪsˈemfəˌsaɪz
ostracise
ˈɒstrəˌsaɪz
ostracize
ˈɒstrəˌsaɪz
overemphasise
ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəˌsaɪz
overemphasize
ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəˌsaɪz
postexercise
ˌpəʊstˈeksəˌsaɪz
reemphasise
riːˈemfəˌsaɪz
reemphasize
riːˈemfəˌsaɪz
sexercise
ˈsɛksəˌsaɪz
supersize
ˈsuːpəˌsaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DE-EMPHASIZE

de-anglicisation
de-anglicization
de-Baathification
de-emphasise
de-energisation
de-energise
de-energization
de-energize
de-escalate
de-escalation
de-ice
de-icer
de-icing
de-icing fluid
de-ionise
de-ioniser
de-ionize
de-man
de-manned
de-manning

WORDS THAT END LIKE DE-EMPHASIZE

ecstasize
Euro-size
full-size
hypostasize
hypothesize
king-size
large-size
life-size
midsize
one-size
oversize
plus size
plus-size
queen-size
resize
shoe size
size
small-size
synthesize
underemphasize

Synonyms and antonyms of de-emphasize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «de-emphasize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DE-EMPHASIZE

Find out the translation of de-emphasize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of de-emphasize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «de-emphasize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

德强调
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de- enfatizar
570 millions of speakers

English

de-emphasize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

de- पर जोर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دي التأكيد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

де - подчеркнуть
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de- enfatizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডি জোর দেওয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de souligner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

De-menekankan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

de- betonen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デ強調する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드 강조
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

De-nandheske
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

de- nhấn mạnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழுத்தவிறக்கம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डी-जोर करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

önemini azaltmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

de - enfatizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

de - podkreślają
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

де- підкреслити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de- sublinia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

de - τονίσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

de- beklemtoon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

de- betona
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

de- understreke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of de-emphasize

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DE-EMPHASIZE»

The term «de-emphasize» is regularly used and occupies the 88.407 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DE-EMPHASIZE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «de-emphasize» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «de-emphasize» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about de-emphasize

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «DE-EMPHASIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word de-emphasize.
1
Jonathan Zittrain
Facebook allows outsiders to add functionality to the site but reserves the right to change that policy at any time, to charge a fee for applications, or to de-emphasize or eliminate apps that court controversy or that they simply don't like.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DE-EMPHASIZE»

Discover the use of de-emphasize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to de-emphasize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Business Communication
Also, passive voice can be used to de-emphasize negative or unpleasant ideas. For example, passive voice is appropriate when a customer's order is more important than who shipped it. Active: The department store delivered the clothing on ...
A.C. Krizan, Patricia Merrier, Joyce P. Logan, 2010
2
Clear Speech Teacher's Resource Book: Pronunciation and ...
In addition to emphasizing the most important words, English speakers also de- emphasize the less important words, thereby making the contrast stronger. As one teacher expressed it, this is the difference between highlighting and dimming for ...
Judy B. Gilbert, 2005
3
Syntax: An Introduction
This new edition of "Syntax: A functional-typological introduction" is at many points radically revised.
Talmy Givón, 2001
4
Essentials of Business Communication
and constructs sentences skilfully to emphasize main ideas and de-emphasize minor or negative ideas. Here are four suggestions for emphasizing ideas stylistically: • Use vivid words. Vivid words are emphatic because the reader can picture ...
Mary Ellen Guffey, Richard Almonte, 2009
5
7th Int. Conf. Industrial & En
... 1.7 emphasize design de-emphasize abstract de-emphasize theory emphasize abstract de-emphasize theory de-emphasize design emphasize theory de- emphasize abstract de-emphasize design Design: Abstract: Theory: increase priority ...
Frank D. Anger, Rita V. Rodriguez, Moonis Ali, 1994
6
Basic Business Communication
As you develop sentences in a message, ask yourself, “Should the main idea of this sentences be emphasized or de-emphasize?' Then design each sentence to give the appropriate emphasis. You can emphasize or de-emphasize an idea in ...
Raj Kumar
7
Practicing E-government
De-Emphasize. Link. with. Public. Services. The main factor motivating e- government efforts has been to improve public services. While public services are always important, they have been supplanted (for now) at the top ofthe political priority ...
Mehdi Khosrowpour, 2005
8
Disordered Eating Among Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide for ...
De-emphasize. Weight. and. Body. Composition. Emphasizing weight or body fat can cause the athlete to develop body dissatisfaction, which may in turn lead to disordered eating behaviors or the use of pathogenic weight control methods ...
Katherine A. Beals, 2004
9
Business English
(De-emphasize.) The cast of the Tony-award-winning production of The Book of Mormon have you seen the reviews? will offer free performances this summer. 62 . "Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to ...
Mary Ellen Guffey, Carolyn Seefer, 2013
10
Facebook: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual
De-emphasize news items and hide sections of your home page. To de- emphasize a news feed story that's on your home page, head to the right side of the story and click the X. When you do this, the story's text gets really faint and the story ...
E. A. Vander Veer, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DE-EMPHASIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term de-emphasize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hillary Clinton jabs Republican field on immigration policy
But Hillary appears to take no pleasure in campaigning and apparently wishes to de-emphasize it as much as possible. I also wonder why such ... «Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 15»
2
Washington-area preview for college basketball's live July recruiting …
All-Met point guard Alani Moore, who's also looking for a new high school after Montrose Christian elected to de-emphasize basketball, ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
Why Health IT VARs Could Soon Deal With The "Chief Patient …
Those are the parts we try to emphasize and the things that don't add value to our patients we de-emphasize as we do process improvement.”. «Business Solutions Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Gender Ministry to introduce more 'child -friendly policies'
The CRI seeks to de-emphasize over reliance on care systems for vulnerable children based on institutions and move towards a range of ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
5
Curve hotel to re-open in 6 to 7 months as new brand
... motel into a re-imagined series of outdoor spaces that de-emphasize the car and parking, and play up a setting rich in outdoor amenities. «The Desert Sun, Jul 15»
6
Opinion: Does Gov. Rauner want shutdown more than solutions?
But Hillary appears to take no pleasure in campaigning and apparently wishes to de-emphasize it as much as possible. I also wonder why such ... «Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 15»
7
150 years later, schools are still a battlefield for interpreting Civil War
Loewen, who has reviewed many textbooks, said he has found many errors and omissions that help de-emphasize the role slavery played in ... «Houston Chronicle, Jul 15»
8
Independence Day
... freedom, we would do well to consider the fragile nature of our democratic heritage, and do what we can to de-emphasize the partisan spirit. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
9
China Unveils 'Internet Plus' Action Plan to Juice Slow Economy
The Internet plan comes as the government seeks to de-emphasize debt-fueled investment growth and give consumers and services more ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
10
The Inevitable, Indispensable Property Tax
In 2012 it was 27 percent, up from 24 percent in 2007, not because governments have re-evaluated their choice to de-emphasize property tax, ... «New York Times, Jul 15»

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