emphasis · noun C or U /ˈem.fə.sɪs/Full view
Nouns: emphasis
Adjectives: emphatic
Verbs: emphasize
Adverbs: emphatically
B2 the particular importance or attention that you give to something
Dictionary examples:

There is a lot of emphasis on curing disease but too little emphasis on preventing it.

Schools here place/put great emphasis on written work and grammar.

Learner example:

[I]n the tale "It's a good life", the author gives much more emphasis to Anthony than to anyone else in the story. (First Certificate in English; B2; Portuguese)

Cambridge logo