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Emphasis denotes the special weight or forcefulness given to something considered important; the special attention or prominence given to something; the prominence given to a syllable or words.
Emphasis or emphatic may refer to:
- Emphasis (telecommunications), intentional alteration of the amplitude-vs.-frequency characteristics of the signal meant to reduce adverse effects of noise
- Emphasis (typography), visual enhancement a part of a text to make it noticeable
- Cultural emphasis, alleged tendency of a language's vocabulary to detail elements of the speakers' culture
- Emphatic consonant, member of a phonological category of consonants in Semitic languages
- Emphatic Diaglott, 1864 Bible translation by Benjamin Wilson
- Prosodic stress: speaking an important word more loudly or slowly so that it stands out.
- Emphasis! (On Parenthesis), 2008 album by the Stanton Moore Trio
- "Emphasis/Who Wants to Live Forever", 2002 single by After Forever
- Emphatic (band), American rock band
- Prominence (disambiguation)
- Stress (disambiguation)
- Markedness, quality of a non-basic or less natural linguistic form
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