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  • n  too much emphasis

  • Obama denounces what he sees as a news media overemphasis on scenes of angry health care protesters in Montana town hall Friday.
  • The legal and rhetorical overemphasis on race in the past generation (busing, affirmative action, quotas, punitive political correctness) has ended by compounding the oldest .
  • Whatever the causes (and the decline of the extended family, overemphasis on achievement and a general speeding up of life are all possibilities), it's estimated that between 15 .

  • Bronco Mendenhall in Monterey County Herald
    I think there's maybe an overemphasis on playing or preparing for a place that you've been before-really, the focus is on playing a team,Mendenhall said.
  • Russ Feingold in Reuters
    The question here, in my view, is whether or not we've neglected Pakistan and Afghanistan because of our overemphasis on Iraq,said Sen. Russ Feingold, a Wisconsin Democrat.

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