emphasize collocations and examples

 UK /ˈemfəsaɪz/

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give particular importance or attention to something


Adverbs frequently used with emphasize
consistently, constantly, continually, particularly, repeatedly, rightly, stronglyThis is something we can’t emphasize too strongly .
Nouns frequently used as the object of emphasize
importance: importance, significance, uniqueness, valueI can’t emphasize the importance of this enough.need: necessity, needShe emphasized the need to protect the country’s infant democracy.fact: aspect, fact, pointHe emphasized the fact that the objective of the sanctions was not to hurt ordinary people .difference/similarity: difference, distinction, similarityThe results emphasize the differences between the two approaches.
 
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