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If I could sum up 'Shadow's Claim' in six words: cage fights with hot alpha males. Seriously, though, while the fights are the backdrop for Trehan and Bettina's love story, the main emphasis is on how Trehan - a pitiless master assassin - wages the ultimate battle to win her heart.
Kresley Cole

Meaning of "emphasis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EMPHASIS

Via Latin from Greek: meaning, (in rhetoric) significant stress.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EMPHASIS

emphasis  [ˈɛmfəsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EMPHASIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Emphasis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EMPHASIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Emphasis

Emphasis or emphatic may refer to: ▪ Emphasis, intentional alteration of the amplitude-vs.-frequency characteristics of the signal to reduce adverse effects of noise ▪ Emphasis, visual enhancement a part of a text to make it noticeable ▪ Cultural emphasis, alleged tendency of a language's vocabulary to detail elements of the speakers' culture ▪ Emphatic consonant, member of a phonological category of consonants in Semitic languages ▪ Emphatic Diaglott, 1864 Bible translation by Benjamin Wilson...

Definition of emphasis in the English dictionary

The first definition of emphasis in the dictionary is special importance or significance. Other definition of emphasis is an object, idea, etc, that is given special importance or significance. Emphasis is also stress made to fall on a particular syllable, word, or phrase in speaking.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EMPHASIS


amebiasis
əmiːˈbaɪəsɪs
anamorphosis
ˌænəˈmɔːfəsɪs
anthropomorphosis
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfəsɪs
apophasis
əˈpɒfəsɪs
candidiasis
ˌkændɪˈdaɪəsɪs
diocese
ˈdaɪəsɪs
elephantiasis
ˌɛlɪfənˈtaɪəsɪs
giardiasis
ˌdʒaɪɑːˈdaɪəsɪs
metamorphosis
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfəsɪs
metastasis
mɪˈtæstəsɪs
metathesis
mɪˈtæθəsɪs
misemphasis
ˌmɪsˈɛmfəsɪs
overemphasis
ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəsɪs
paedomorphosis
ˌpiːdəˈmɔːfəsɪs
psoriasis
səˈraɪəsɪs
reemphasis
riːˈɛmfəsɪs
transgenesis
trænzˈdʒɛnəsɪs
trypanosomiasis
ˌtrɪpənəsəˈmaɪəsɪs
underemphasis
ˌʌndərˈemfəsɪs
urolithiasis
ˌjʊərəʊlɪˈθaɪəsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EMPHASIS

emperize
emperor
emperor moth
emperor penguin
emperorship
empery
emphases
emphasise
emphasize
emphatic
emphatical
emphatically
emphaticalness
emphlysis
emphractic
emphysema
emphysematous
emphysemic
emphyteusis
emphyteutic

WORDS THAT END LIKE EMPHASIS

amoebiasis
anastasis
ascariasis
basis
epistasis
filariasis
haemostasis
helminthiasis
hemostasis
homeostasis
hypochondriasis
hypostasis
leishmaniasis
mydriasis
oasis
onchocerciasis
schistosomiasis
stasis
strongyloidiasis
trial basis

Synonyms and antonyms of emphasis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EMPHASIS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «emphasis» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of emphasis

Translation of «emphasis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EMPHASIS

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

Translator English - Chinese

重点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

énfasis
570 millions of speakers

English

emphasis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जोर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التركيز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

акцент
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ênfase
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জোর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penekanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Betonung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

重要性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

강조
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Emphasis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhấn mạnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வலியுறுத்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vurgu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

enfasi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nacisk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

акцент
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

accent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έμφαση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

betoning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vekt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of emphasis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPHASIS»

The term «emphasis» is very widely used and occupies the 9.309 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EMPHASIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «emphasis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «emphasis» 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 emphasis

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10 QUOTES WITH «EMPHASIS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word emphasis.
1
Mitch Albom
I used to be a classic workaholic, and after seeing how little work and career really mean when you reach the end of your life, I put a new emphasis on things I believe count more. These things include: family, friends, being part of a community, and appreciating the little joys of the average day.
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William R. Alger
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
3
Dale Archer
We put more emphasis on who can drive a car than on who can be a parent. And I think there ought to be mandatory parenting classes starting in high school, and you should have to have a license to be able to be a parent to explain that you don't give alcohol to kids.
4
George Pierce Baker
There is no essential difference between the material of comedy and tragedy. All depends on the point of view of the dramatist, which, by clever emphasis, he tries to make the point of view of his audience.
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Ruben Blades
Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.
6
David Brinkley
The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were.
7
Jimmy Choo
I love the idea of couture and its emphasis on creation. There's where I made my name - in design - and there's where I'd like to stay.
8
Bram Cohen
Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail.
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Kresley Cole
If I could sum up 'Shadow's Claim' in six words: cage fights with hot alpha males. Seriously, though, while the fights are the backdrop for Trehan and Bettina's love story, the main emphasis is on how Trehan - a pitiless master assassin - wages the ultimate battle to win her heart.
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Robert Creeley
Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EMPHASIS»

Discover the use of emphasis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to emphasis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Form Emphasis for Metalsmiths
-- Heikki Seppä urges the craftsman to create in terms of pure form, and in this book he shows him how...The book is profusely illustrated throughout with the author's own sketches of the ideas and techniques discussed.
Heikki Seppä, 1978
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Emphasis
Text and photographs introduce some centers of interest and points of emphasis in our environment and demonstrate their uses in art work.
Joseph A. Gatto, 1975
3
Small Business Management: An Entrepreneurial Emphasis
Small Business Management, with its loyal following and great package, is far and away the market leading text in small business and has been for many years.
Carlos W. Moore, 2006
4
Dielectric Phenomena in Solids: With Emphasis on Physical ...
The only available, comprehensive reference on dielectric phenomena in solids.
Kwan-Chi Kao, 2004
5
Applied Demography for Biologists : with Special Emphasis on ...
This is the first book to comprehensively apply the fundamental tools and concepts of demography to a nonhuman species.
Davis James R. Carey Professor of Entomology University of California, 1993
6
Arbitration and Complex International Contracts: With ...
The technical, economic, and social development of the last one hundred years has created a new type of long-term contract which one may call `Complex International Contract'.
Joachim G. Frick, 2001
7
Origin and Evolution of the Gastropod Family Pomatiopsidae, ...
The study addresses the issue of how higher taxa arise by analyzing the series of adaptive radiations within the MR Triculinae.
George Davis, 2007
8
Evaporation of Water With Emphasis on Applications and ...
This book emphasizes the process of the air-water interface and discusses such important topics as evaporation and condensation coefficients of water, heat and mass transfer, surface temperature, interfacial tension, convection, diffusion, ...
Frank E. Jones, 1991
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Petroleum Resources with Emphasis on Offshore Fields
This book on the Petroleum Resources addresses the challenges of transforming hydrocarbons that exist in underground, to valuable products that can be sold and delivered.
Ove T. Gudmestad, Anatoliĭ Borisovich Zolotukhin, E. T. Jarlsby, 2010
10
Biology: A Human Emphasis
Written by the most successful author in non-majors biology, this text is the perfect tool to help you succeed in biology!
Cecie Starr, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EMPHASIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term emphasis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Emphasis on placing Aboriginal children with relatives may leave …
The Northern Territory Government is concerned legislation governing the protection of children does not clearly prioritise between family ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
2
A New 'Supergirl' Trailer Puts The Emphasis On Action
Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, we're hearing a lot more about CBS' Supergirl. And we're seeing more of it, like this 30-second spot. «Film Drunk, Jul 15»
3
Logitech rebrands to 'Logi' to reflect new emphasis on design and …
This emphasis on design will go beyond PC products, perhaps into the Internet of Things, as Logitech says it will unveil products with “twists” ... «SiliconBeat, Jul 15»
4
Emphasis Of Safer Racing Falls More On Drivers Than NASCAR
After that wreck NASCAR took a bigger emphasis on safety and what they developed should be praised. They have a safer car, safer walls and ... «Beyond the Flag, Jul 15»
5
TFF Lays Emphasis On Airtel Rising Stars
"Cameroon, for example, has attained such an admirable record after placing much emphasis on teens' programmes," Mwesigwa said, adding ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
Manz AG appoints new COO and puts more emphasis on China …
Manz AG wants to better leverage the synergies between its various manufacturing locations, including a growing emphasis on operations in ... «PV-Tech, Jul 15»
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With emphasis on long drives, strength training becomes integral …
Austin Crowder is efficient with a wedge, accurate with a putter and explosive with a driver. He can literally walk for miles, lugging 30 pounds of ... «Daily Journal, Jul 15»
8
Over-emphasis on exams results risks 'distorting' learning, warns …
England's biggest schools exam board is warning that school accountability places too much emphasis on exam grades and risks “distorting” ... «TES News, Jul 15»
9
Luck: Colts not placing extra emphasis on Pats game
The New England Patriots will visit Indianapolis Oct. 18 in one of the regular season's most anticipated matchups. For starters, it will feature the ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
10
MotoGP Germany: Redding switching emphasis to electronics
"So far this year we've done a lot with the set-up of the bike, but this weekend the plan is to focus more on the electronics" - Scott Redding. «crash.net, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Emphasis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/emphasis>. Nov 2019 ».
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