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accent

noun [C] (PRONUNCIATION)
发音
 
 
/ˈæk.sənt/
the way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce words
口音,腔调;土音
He's got a strong French/Scottish accent.
他说话带有很重的法国/苏格兰口音。
She's French but she speaks with an impeccable English accent.
她是法国人,但说话却是地道的英国腔。
He speaks with a broad/heavy/strong/thick Yorkshire accent.
他说话带有很重的约克郡口音。
I thought I could detect a slight West Country accent.
我想我可以听得出来一点轻微的英格兰西南部口音。
Ways of speaking
accented
 
 
/əkˈsen.tɪd/ US  /ˈæk.sen.t̬ɪd/ adjective
He spoke in heavily accented English.
他说英语带有很重的外国口音。
Ways of speaking
(Definition of accent noun (PRONUNCIATION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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