Definition of re-emphasize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈem(p)fəˌsīz/


[with object]
Place emphasis on (something) again: recent empirical findings re-emphasize that broad-based economic growth
More example sentences
  • In the 1980s solvent abuse was something everybody was aware of and this campaign is about re-emphasising the dangers.
  • Significantly, Downing Street's suggestion that exile would head off war re-emphasises that disarmament is no longer the sole aim of what is being called the ‘coalition of the willing’.
  • But a new album, released tomorrow, re-emphasises the importance of the protest singer and the protest song.



Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈem(p)fəsis/
Example sentences
  • Because a corporate badge or logo has become the norm, the older signals - from the architecture itself or from integrated words - seem to need re-emphasis.
  • The long-term solution is a re-emphasis on savings instead of debt accumulation, a gradual erosion of debt burdens through mild inflation, and a rebalancing of trade deficit imbalances via currency realignment, the experts said.
  • ‘There is a need for a re-emphasis of the importance and value of getting things right and for ethical newsgathering,’ he says.

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Syllabification: re-em·pha·size

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