deemphasis

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de- +‎ emphasis

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deemphasis (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of de-emphasis
    • 1988 April 8, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Applied to birding, the gis approach involves a deemphasis of separate field marks in favor of the gestalt, the essence that tells us a dog is a dog and a Le Conte's sparrow is a Le Conte's sparrow regardless of the details of their appearance.

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