emphatically emphatically  /ɛm ˈfæ tɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without question and beyond doubt

Usage(s):

  1. And Martina when she is done with you, is emphatically done.
  2. All the questions seem aimed at determining whether Copeland had broken the tax laws regarding non-profits, emphatically and repeatedly.
  3. Before televison cameras, on hundreds of lecture platforms, in thousands of lines of print, Margaret Mead emphatically doubted it.

News

  1. Yahoo Fought NSA PRISM Compliance In Court [Report]

    Yahoo reportedly went to court to fight a NSA PRSIM court order in 2008 on 4th Amendment grounds, but lost. At that point, Yahoo may have decided that if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Last week, several high-profile tech companies including Yahoo emphatically denied cooperating with the federal government’s massive data mining program that [...] Yahoo Fought NSA PRISM Compliance In Court [Report ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Irish: Kelly OK with flying under the radar

    Lingering questions were answered emphatically by the 2012 team, but 2013 is an all-new season that brings all-new question marks. Brian Kelly feels fairly confident his offense is in a great position to take a step forward, but to do that, they’ll need the services of some under-the-radar players.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Spurs’ Parker injures hamstring, status for Game 4 in doubt

    SAN ANTONIO — The Spurs emphatically took control of the NBA Finals with a 113-77 rout of the Heat Tuesday night, but may have lost Tony Parker in the process. The star point guard, who finished with just six points and eight assists in 27:28, injured his right hamstring during...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I asked (general manager) Garth Snow if we could bring Coach back for one more game and to ask the NHL office to recognize it," Nolan said. "They did, Coach Arbour emphatically said he was on board and now I can't wait. It's going to be an...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Ted Nolan Source: USA Today

  2. A spokeswoman for Mr. Gore said he "unequivocally and emphatically" denied making unwanted sexual advances toward the woman.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Al Gore Source: New York Times

  3. "What I will say most emphatically is that the Reserve Bank governor did not express any reservations about the special purpose vehicle," Mr Swan said.
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Wayne Swan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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