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emphasize

US [ˈemfəˌsaɪz]
UK [ˈemfəsaɪz]
  • v.强调;重视;着重;使突出
  • Web加重;着重地;加强的语气
Simple Present:emphasizes  Present Participle:emphasizing  Past Tense:emphasized  
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v.
1.
强调;重视;着重to give special importance to sth
His speech emphasized the importance of attracting industry to the town.
他的发言强调了将工业吸引到这个城镇的重要性。
She emphasized that their plan would mean sacrifices and hard work.
她强调说他们的计划意味着牺牲和辛勤工作。
He emphasized how little was known about the disease.
他着重指出对这种疾病所知甚少。
It should be emphasized that this is only one possible explanation.
应该强调的是,这只是一种可能的解释。
‘This must be our top priority,’ he emphasized.
“这必须成为我们的当务之急。”他强调说。
2.
~ sth
使突出;使明显to make sth more noticeable
She swept her hair back from her face to emphasize her high cheekbones.
她把头发朝脸后拢,使高高的颧骨显得更为突出。
3.
~ sth
重读,强调(词或短语);加强…的语气to give extra force to a word or phrase when you are speaking, especially to show that it is important

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