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de-emphasize

de-em·pha·size

de-emphasize

pronunciation:
di em f saIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: de-emphasized, de-emphasizes, de-emphasizing
definition: to place less emphasis on; reduce the importance of.
antonyms:
emphasize