The definition of accentuate means to focus on something or make something stand out.(verb)
An example of accentuate is to put a word or phrase in all capital letters.
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transitive verb ac·cen·tu·at·ed, ac·cen·tu·at·ing, ac·cen·tu·ates
Origin: Medieval Latin accentuāre, accentuāt-
Origin: , from Latin accentus, accent; see accent.
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