De-emphasize and Play down


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De-emphasize verb – To reduce in apparent importance.
Usage example: you're at a point in your career where you can de-emphasize your academic record and emphasize your work experience

Play down is a synonym for de-emphasize in show topic. In some cases you can use "Play down" instead a verb phrase "De-emphasize", when it comes to topics like place less emphasis.
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Play down verb – To reduce in apparent importance.
Usage example: if you play down your part in the project, you won't get the credit you deserve

De-emphasize is a synonym for play down. You can use "De-emphasize" instead a verb "Play down". popular alternative
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