to use italics.
- Also especially British, i·tal·i·cise .
- i·tal·i·ci·za·tion, noun
- un·i·tal·i·cized, adjective
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How to use italicize in a sentence
Consider the accent of the italicised words in the following sentences: They sat outside.The Sounds of Spoken English | Walter Rippmann
Some of the round brackets (stage directions) are italicised, along with their contents; others are not.'A Comedy of Errors' in Seven Acts | Spokeshave (AKA Old Fogy)
For the benefit of many of my readers, I must explain the meaning of the last word italicised.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism | Thomas Inman
The words I have italicised are interesting as exactly defining the principle of all imprisonment for debt.The Law and the Poor | Edward Abbott Parry
The words we have italicised say that design cannot always be traced in nature.Arrows of Freethought | George W. Foote
British Dictionary definitions for italicize
to print (textual matter) in italic type
(tr) to underline (letters, words, etc) with a single line to indicate italics
- italicization or italicisation, noun
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