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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: underline /ˌʌndərˈlaɪn/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyunderline
he/she/itunderlines
present participleunderlining
past tenseunderlined
past participleunderlined
  1. 2
    to show clearly that something is important or true

    The upsurge in violence merely underlines the need for continuing peace talks.

    Recent job losses underline the continued weakness of the economy.

    1. a.
      to emphasize something or state that it is important

      Both leaders underlined their commitment to making the agreement work.

      underline that:

      Doyle underlined that the students would not welcome these changes.

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