Definitions of topicalize
  1. verb
    emphasize by putting heavy stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence
    “Speakers topicalize more often than they realize”
    “The object of the sentence is topicalized in what linguists call `Yiddish Movement'”
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    type of:
    accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress
    to stress, single out as important
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