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EM - Emphasis

Syntax <EM>...</EM>
Attribute Specifications
Contents Inline elements
Contained in Inline elements, block-level elements

The EM element gives emphasis to its contents. Visual browsers typically render EM as italic text, but authors can suggest a rendering using style sheets. Since EM is a structural element, it carries meaning, making it preferable to font style elements such as I when emphasis is the intended meaning.

For strong emphasis, use the STRONG element.

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