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- v. Present participle of emphasize.
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- n. The act of giving special importance or significance to something.
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- n. the act of giving special importance or significance to something
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From the beginning, APEC has seen itself not as a grouping of countries, but of economies, the term emphasizing
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The workers 'council of the Mecom papers in Germany welcomed the sale, saying the news vindicated employees' protests about Mecom's approach, which it characterized as emphasizing short-term profit over investment in quality.
If this is part of the explanation for the tenacity of the Great Depression, then Bryan is on the right track in emphasizing the history of ideas as a causal factor (though I think "progressive" and collectivist thinking had cultural sources rather than being a response to an economic downturn).
Business organizations, however, ignore that concept at their peril and have far more vested interest in emphasizing productivity than either government or schools.
The Obama administration's space policy, released earlier this year, went further than any previous administration in emphasizing international cooperation and Gen. Bolden has frequently spoken about its importance, with aides suggesting China could play a key role.
Alex thinks that the profession has gotten better over the past 15 years at focusing on what is interesting and in emphasizing empirical work relative to theory.
However, window treatments should never be neglected, as they play an important part in emphasizing the individual character of the place.
And since this figure comes from the Global Climate Network, which has a strong interest in emphasizing the potential of green jobs, even this figure may be overstated.
The one thing my parents keep emphasizing is how important it is for me to finish my education, so that I'll never be in their position.
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