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Verb: topicalise  'tó-pi-ku,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: topicalize)
  1. (linguistics) emphasize by putting heavy stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence
    "Speakers topicalise more often than they realize";
    - topicalize

Type of: accent, accentuate, emphasise [Brit], emphasize, punctuate, stress