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1 accent /ˈækˌsɛnt/ Brit /ˈæksənt/ noun
plural accents
1 accent
/ˈækˌsɛnt/ Brit /ˈæksənt/
noun
plural accents
Learner's definition of ACCENT
[count] : a way of pronouncing words that occurs among the people in a particular region or country
[count] : greater stress or force given to a syllable of a word in speech
[count]
: a mark (such as ˈ or ˌ) used to show the part of a word that should be given greater stress when it is spoken
called also accent mark
: a mark placed above a letter to show how it should be pronounced
called also accent mark
[singular] : special concern or attention : emphasis usually + on
[count] : a small decorative object or detail that is different from the things that are around it
2 accent /ˈækˌsɛnt/ Brit /əkˈsɛnt/ verb
accents; accented; accenting
2 accent
/ˈækˌsɛnt/ Brit /əkˈsɛnt/
verb
accents; accented; accenting
Learner's definition of ACCENT
[+ object]
: to give special attention to (something)
: to say (part of a word) with greater stress or force
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