Definition of Topicalize

1. Verb. Emphasize by putting heavy stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence. "The object of the sentence is topicalized in what linguists call `Yiddish Movement'"

Category relationships: Linguistics
Generic synonyms: Accent, Accentuate, Emphasise, Emphasize, Punctuate, Stress
Derivative terms: Topicalization



Definition of Topicalize

1. Verb. (linguistics) To place the topic of a sentence at the beginning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Topicalize

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1. De Stijl Continued: The Journal Structure (1958-1964) : an Artists' Debate by Jonneke Jobse (2005)
"... Biederman, Garin and Van Woerkom), in recognition of Baljeu 's efforts to topicalize the theories of De Stijl. Nor were they alone in their admiration. ..."

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