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emphasis

US [ˈemfəsɪs]
UK ['emfəsɪs]
  • n.强调;重视;重要性;(对某个词或短语的)强调
  • Web重点;加重;加强
Plural Form:emphases  
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n.
1.
强调;重视;重要性special importance that is given to sth
The emphasis is very much on learning the spoken language.
重点主要放在学习口语上。
to put/lay/place emphasis on sth
强调╱重视某事
We provide all types of information, with an emphasis on legal advice.
我们提供各种信息服务,尤其是法律咨询。
There has been a shift of emphasis from manufacturing to service industries.
重点已经从制造业向服务行业转移。
The course has a vocational emphasis.
这门课程着重职业培训。
The examples we will look at have quite different emphases.
我们将要研究观察的例子所强调的重点很不相同。
2.
(对某个词或短语的)强调,加重语气,重读the extra force given to a word or phrase when spoken, especially in order to show that it is important; a way of writing a word (for example drawing a line underneath it) to show that it is important
‘I can assure you,’ she added with emphasis, ‘the figures are correct.’
“我可以向你保证,”她加重语气补充道,“这些数字是正确的。”

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