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underemphasis

[uhn-der-em-fuh-sis] /ˌʌn dərˈɛm fə sɪs/
noun
1.
inadequate emphasis.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; under- + emphasis
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  • There appears to be an underemphasis, however, on helping students to apply theory in their projects.

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