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English definition of “stress”

stress

noun [C/U] (PRONOUNCING WORD)   /stres/
English the pronouncing of a word or syllable with greater force than other words in the same sentence or other syllables in the same word: [C] The main stress in the word "command" is on the second syllable.
(Definition of stress noun (PRONOUNCING WORD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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