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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of emphasizing)
a. emphasis
Hizo hincapié en la importancia de la campaña publicitaria.She put emphasis on the importance of the advertising campaign.
b. stress
El economista hizo hincapié en la necesidad de controlar los precios.The economist laid stress on the need for price control.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hacer hincapié ento insist on
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hacer hincapié en (recalcar) to emphasize; stress; (insistir en) to insist on; demand; hizo hincapié en la necesidad de revisar el reglamento she emphasized o stressed the need to revise the regulations
hizo hincapié en que encontrarán pronto una solución
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