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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·pha·size /ˈɛm(p)fəˌsaɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·pha·size v. t. [imp. & p. p. Emphasized p. pr. & vb. n. Emphasizing ] To utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes
           exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: stress,
            emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate]
      2: give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture
         emphasized her words" [syn: underscore, underline, emphasise]