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to make something more noticeable
to emphasize something or state that it is important
to make something easier to see or notice
to make people pay a lot of attention to someone or something, for example by writing about them in a newspaper
to make something clear or visible so that people can see it or use it
to make something very obvious
to make something available for everyone to see or take part in
to make something more difficult, complicated, or noticeable than is necessary
a British spelling of emphasize
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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