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underscore

Pronunciation: /ˈʌndərskɔːr; ˌʌndəˈskɔː(r)/

Translation of underscore in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [word/line] subrayar; [fact/need] subrayar, poner* de relieve, recalcar*
    Example sentences
    • It was not uncommon for respondents to heavily underscore the words ‘secure job with a pension’ in their answers to my question about why they went to university.
    Example sentences
    • That is certainly true, although it underscores the somewhat narrow focus and reach of his analysis.
    • Your comment underscores for me why I think a movie using special effects would be an obscenity.
    • The decision underscores once again, however, that for the Supreme Court, the rights of young people are shredded when they walk through the schoolhouse gates.

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