Translation of "accent" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (PRONUNCIATION) 发音 uk us /ˈæk.sənt/

the way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce words

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。
accented uk us /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。

(Translation of “accent noun (PRONUNCIATION)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)