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Definitions of emphasis:

part of speech: noun

Stress of the voice on particular words or syllables to make the meaning clear: impressiveness of expression or weight of thought:- pl. EMPHASES.

part of speech: noun

The stress or force of the voice put upon a particular word or syllable to increase its significance; impressiveness of expression.

part of speech: noun

A particular stress of the voice on a word or words in reading or speaking; special force of language or thought.

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