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deemphasis

[dē′em·fə·səs]
(engineering acoustics)
A process for reducing the relative strength of higher audio frequencies before reproduction, to complement and thereby offset the preemphasis that was introduced to help override noise or reduce distortion. Also known as postemphasis; postequalization.
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While Walmart's acquisition of Jet can be viewed as a failure given the deemphasis of the brand, the deal helped reorient Walmart's online strategy.
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For Walgreens, the immediate challenge is greater, as compstore sales in the second quarter fell 3.8%, reflecting a weak cough, cold and flu season, an ongoing deemphasis on tobacco products, and a disappointing performance by the seasonal and gift categories.
Rather, they have led to a deemphasis of the role of party activists.
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(42) The new interpretation of the role of Donskoi's widow in the LLS's abbreviated Skazanie vmale, evident in this interpolation in the text, points to a definite increase in Evdokiia's religious prestige and personal saintliness and a simultaneous deemphasis of her public role.
Based on validation of q[CMR.sub.glc] to a[CMR.sub.glc]-HYD (Figures 1 and 2; Table 2), without GMN the global decreases corresponded to about 0.05 [micro]mol/g/min (Des1% [approximately equal to] Sev0.5% < Sev1%) and with GMN the deemphasis on global changes put the focus on the regional differences.
His deemphasis of the Qatar crisis may well play into this effort to improve Saudi Arabia's global image.
Epistemologically, the constructivist view of nature has been criticized for its ambiguous relativism: Its deemphasis of extradiscursive reality means that there is no criterion to privilege one specific construction of knowledge.
(46) What initially appeared to be the deemphasis of political life in the broader context of the natural world and a consequent competence in the management of both, now slowly begins to appear as a rift.
Figure 5 shows the pre-emphasis characteristic of a broadcasting station and the deemphasis characteristic of a receiver.
Such a deemphasis, however, was not always the case.