\ˈɛmfəsˌɪs], \ˈɛmfəsˌɪs], \ˈɛ_m_f_ə_s_ˌɪ_s]\
Definitions of EMPHASIS
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n. [Latin] Stress of utterance or force of voice given to the words or parts of a discourse, intended to be impressed specially on an audience; force or meaning given to a word or sentence by the pronunciation;â€”significance of a particular expression ;â€”weight or value of a thought in a particular connection.
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