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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. emphasis: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. emphasis: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. emphasis: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. emphasis: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. emphasis: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. emphasis: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Emphasis, emphasis: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. emphasis: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. emphasis: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. emphasis: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. emphasis: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. emphasis: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Emphasis, emphasis: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. emphasis: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. emphasis: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. emphasis: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Emphasis (After Forever song), Emphasis (telecommunications), Emphasis (typography), Emphasis: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Emphasis: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. emphasis: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. emphasis: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. emphasis: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. emphasis: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. emphasis: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. emphasis: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. emphasis: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. emphasis: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. emphasis: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. emphasis: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. emphasis: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. emphasis: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  3. EMPHASIS: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Emphasis (typography), emphasis: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Emphasis (typography), emphasis: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. emphasis: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. EMPHASIS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. emphasis: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. emphasis: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Emphasis: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

(Note: See emphasising for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (emphasis)

noun:  special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
noun:  special importance or significance ("The red light gave the central figure increased emphasis")
noun:  intensity or forcefulness of expression ("His emphasis on civil rights")
noun:  the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

▸ Also see emphasising
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Phrases that include emphasis:   re emphasis, lay emphasis stress on something, my emphasis, place emphasis importance etc on sth more...

Words similar to emphasis:   accent, stress, accentuation, emphases, emphasising, vehemence, more...

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