Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) emphasis is the giving of particular attention or importance to something.

Examples: (noun) The emphasis should be on the quality of education, not the number of hours spent in school. (noun) Extra emphasis should be placed on providing rural villages with clean water.

Synonyms: nouns: importance, attention, priority.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 E