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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “accent”

accent

noun [C] (PRONUNCIATION)
發音
    /ˈæk.sənt/
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 French / Scottish 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 West Country accent.
我想我可以聽得出來一點輕微的英格蘭西南部口音。
Ways of speaking
accented     /əkˈsen.tɪd/ US  /ˈæk.sen.t̬ɪd/ adjective He spoke in heavily accented English .
他說英語帶有很重的外國口音。
Ways of speaking
(Definition of accent noun (PRONUNCIATION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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