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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: emphases (0.01152 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to emphases.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: emphases emphases See emphasis emphasis n 1: special importance or significance; “the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis”; “the room was decorated in shades of gray with distinctive red accents” [syn: accent] 2: intensity or forcefulness of expression; “the vehemence of his denial”; “his emphasis on civil rights” [syn: vehemence] 3: special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g. 4: the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); “he put the stress on the wrong syllable” [syn: stress, accent] [also: emphases (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Emphases emphasis \em"pha*sis\ ([e^]m"f[.a]*s[i^]s), n.; pl. Emphases ([e^]m"f[.a]*s[=e]z). [L., fr. Gr. 'e`mfasis significance, force of expression, fr. 'emfai`nein to show in, indicate; 'en in + fai`nein to show. See In, and Phase.] 1. (Rhet.) A particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given in reading and speaking to one or more words whose signification the speaker intends to impress specially upon his audience. [1913 Webster] The province of emphasis is so much more important than accent, that the customary seat of the latter is changed, when the claims of emphasis require it. --E. Porter. [1913 Webster] 2. A peculiar impressiveness of expression or weight of thought; vivid representation, enforcing assent; as, to dwell on a subject with great emphasis. [1913 Webster] External objects stand before us . . . in all the life and emphasis of extension, figure, and color. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] 3. a special attention given to, or extra importance attached to, something; as, a guided tour of Egypt with emphasis on the monuments along the Nile. [PJC] 4. something to which great importance is attached; as, the need for increased spending on education was the emphasis of his speech. [PJC]


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