Translation of "accent" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

accent

noun [ C ] uk /ˈæk.sənt/ us /ˈæk.sənt/
PRONUNCIATION 發音

B1 the way in which people in a particular area, country, or social group pronounce words

口音,腔調;土音
He's got a strong southern/Boston accent. 他說話帶有很重的法國/蘇格蘭口音。
She's French but she speaks with an impeccable English accent. 她是法國人,但說話卻是地道的英國腔。
He speaks with a broad/heavy/strong/thick Yorkshire accent. 他說話帶有很重的約克郡口音。
I thought I could detect a slight Canadian accent. 我想我可以聽得出來一點輕微的英格蘭西南部口音。
MARK 符號

B2 a mark written or printed over a letter to show you how to pronounce it

(標在字母上的)發音符號
a grave accent 重音符
There's an acute accent on the e of "café". café 這個詞中字母 e 上面有個銳音符。
EMPHASIS 強調

specialized language, music a special emphasis given to a particular syllable in a word, word in a sentence, or note in a set of musical notes

重音
The accent falls on the final syllable. 重音在最後一個音節上。
the accent is on sth

great importance is given to a particular thing or quality

著重點在於…;注重…;強調…
This season the accent is definitely on long, flowing, romantic clothes. 毫無疑問,本季的服裝以修長飄逸、充滿浪漫情調為主要特點。
accented adjective uk /əkˈsen.tɪd/ us /ˈæk.sen.t̬ɪd/

He spoke in heavily accented English. 他說英語帶有很重的外國口音。
verb [ T ] uk /əkˈsent/ us /ˈæk.sent/

to emphasize something

強調,著重;突出
In any advertising campaign, you must accent the areas where your product is better than the competition. 在廣告宣傳中,必須突出你的產品比競爭對手優勝之處。
specialized Accent the first note of every bar. 突出每一小節的第一個音符。

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