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un·der·lin·ing

 (ŭn′dər-lī′nĭng)
n.
1. The act of drawing a line under; underscoring.
2. Emphasis or stress, as in instruction or argument.

underlining

(ˈʌndəˌlaɪnɪŋ)
n
(Textiles) (of a garment) an inner or under lining
Translations

underlining

[ˈʌndəˈlaɪnɪŋ] Nsubrayado m
References in classic literature ?
The whole view, with the harbour jetties of white stone underlining lividly the dark front of the town to the left, and the expanding space of water to the right with jutting promontories of no particular character, had the uninspiring, glittering quality of a very fresh oleograph.
Rouhani emphasized that Iran has good relations with Syria, Russia and Turkey, underlining that cooperation between Iran, Russia and Turkey is necessary for establishing peace in Syria.
Underlining the importance of mutual support in bilateral relations, President Ilham Aliyev described Albania as a friendly country to Azerbaijan and hailed the fact that the same attitude was shown towards his country in Albania too.
The official underlined that the tourist sector experienced several changes after the Revolution, underlining the importance to improve the communication strategy to better inform the tourists on the situation in the country.
Underlining that such demands are "cruel", "irrational" and "illegal", Brigadier General Hajizadeh stressed that as Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has said "Iran will not allow them to do managed or unmanaged inspection of its military and defense sites from any distance and in any form, and will give such demands a response that spying actions deserve, a response with lead".
Orange & pink underlining fabric (such as cotton batiste or lightweight broadcloth; amount according to measurements)
Let's give this administration a chance," said Kwasniewski, underlining the importance of Yanukovych's pro-European stance.
He also expressed support to Brazil's stance with regard to establishing a Palestinian state, underlining the importance of boosting the Syrian-Uruguayan relations.
In a statement to the press after the lunch, Cameroun's foreign Minister Henri Eyebe Ayissi highlighted the "excellent bilateral relations" with the Kingdom, underlining his country's willingness to further promote bilateral cooperation.
The speaker said that Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance, underlining the need for fighting the menace jointly.
Agha al-Qalaa underlined his Ministry's efforts for revitalizing tourism movement, particularly European tourism, underlining the current Saint Paul festivities and its activities that should help boost religious tourism in Syria.
Pabel discusses with great wisdom Erasmus' reform attitudes toward marriage underlining the humanist's willingness to ignore his earlier philological decision to call marriage a mystery rather than a sacrament in order to take advantage of all the persuasive force of the word "sacrament" in recommending marriage as spiritually equal to celibacy.