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stress mark

noun [C] uk   us  
a short vertical line that, when the pronunciation of a word is being shown, is printed before the syllable that receives the most stress or the second most stress in the word: Stress marks above the line indicate primary stress, while those below the line show secondary stress.
Translations of “stress mark”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重音符號…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重音符号…
(Definition of stress mark from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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