emphasis collocations and examples

 UK /ˈemfəsɪs/

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special attention given to one thing


Adjectives frequently used with emphasis
considerable, great, heavy, the main, much, particular, special, strongThe first chapter explores information systems, with particular emphasis on hospital information systems.
Verbs frequently used with emphasis
give emphasis to something: give, lay, place, putSpecial emphasis is placed on the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science.change the emphasis to something else: change, shift, switchThe Government has been switching the emphasis from the state to the individual to provide for retirement.
 
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