reemphasize

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From re- +‎ emphasize.

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reemphasize (third-person singular simple present reemphasizes, present participle reemphasizing, simple past and past participle reemphasized)

  1. To emphasize again; to reiterate.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 720:
      Although the New England settlers made their commonwealth much less like Old England than Virginia was intended to be, it is important to re-emphasize that the vast majority were not separatists but Puritans.