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  • v. Present participle of underemphasize.


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  • Conflating the importance of teacher quality with the ability to measure it carries the risk of underemphasizing all the methodological and implementation details – such as random error, model selection, and data verification – that will determine whether value-added plays a productive role in education policy.

    Value-added assessment: Theory vs practice

  • Parents who stress obedience to doctrine while underemphasizing individuality not only risk rearing narrow-minded children, they may also wind up cheating their children out of developing their facility for religious discernment.

    Michele Somerville: It Takes a (Christmas) Village to Raise a Child With Autism

  • That was precisely what happened in the U.K. at the start of the last decade, with marketing literature on what came to be known as "precipice bonds" underemphasizing the three-for-one losses on some plans, and resulting in millions of pounds of redress being ordered by the Financial Services Authority.

    The Structured Promise

  • I understand the practical and moral facets of both arguments but believe advocates are dramatically underemphasizing the most potent issue: the tendency for insurance companies to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions.

    Steven Waldman: Pre-Existing Conditions

  • Unfortunately, Ayers is unable or unwilling to view his past objectively by over emphasizing the importance of the Weather Underground and underemphasizing the violence and its role in discrediting the antiwar movement.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • David Denby of the New Yorker said it underemphasizing the experience of African-Americans.

    History Lesson

  • But the situationists are also sometimes guilty of underemphasizing the effects of dispositional differences.

    New Perspectives on the Psychology of Evil; Why Good People Do Bad Things

  • Mr. McNeill faults me for underemphasizing cultural autonomy — i.e., propagated cultural developments independent of environmental differences.

    'Guns, Germs, and Steel'

  • The faulty perspective consists in overemphasizing lesser problems and thereby underemphasizing the first and greatest problem.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • TARGIT were underemphasizing the fact that a fair number of women (my rough "back of the envelope" estimate was 22%) who received TARGIT during primary surgery would still have to go on and get whole breast radiation.

    Dr. Len's Cancer Blog


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