Translation of "accent" - English-French dictionary


noun countableaccent /ˈæksɛnt/
a way of pronouncing words
accent masculine

a foreign/French/English etc. accent
un accent étranger/français/anglais etc.
a mark above a letter showing its pronunciation
accent masculine

Café has an accent on the 'e'.
Café a un accent sur le "e".

(Translation of “accent” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈӕksənt/

a special way of pronouncing words in a particular area etc

an American accent.


The accent must be on hard work.

a mark used to show the pronunciation of a letter in certain languages

Put an accent on the e in début.

(a mark used to show) the stress on a syllable

accent (tonique)
The accent is on the second syllable.

(Translation of “accent” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)