Definition of boldface in English:

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boldface

Pronunciation: /ˈbōl(d)fās/

noun

A typeface with thick strokes.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, if you want to exchange standard document types with other users, prepare one typical document using all the necessary formatting, including headers, italics and boldface.
  • Special formatting techniques to distinguish nonverbal notes or speaker names, such as boldface, italics, or underlining will not transfer to the spreadsheet.
  • If you use italics or boldface in the manuscript, they will still need to be marked up by production.

adjective

Printed or displayed in a typeface having thick strokes.
Example sentences
  • Other nodes involved in recombination events are indicated by the boldface lowercase letters a - e.
  • To be as thorough as possible, we examined the textbooks on a page-by-page basis, counting as a concept all those found in headings and subheadings, boldface print, or italics, as well as concepts that were given explicit definitions.
  • Well, the story is on Page 2, and right next to his photograph, in large boldface print, is the following quote: ‘I take full responsibility for this problem.’
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