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underemphasize

[ uhn-der-em-fuh-sahyz ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞蓻m f蓹藢sa瑟z /
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verb (used with object), un路der路em路pha路sized, un路der路em路pha路siz路ing.
to give less than sufficient emphasis to; minimize.
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Also especially British, un路der路em路pha路sise .

Origin of underemphasize

First recorded in 1965鈥70; under- + emphasize
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