Translation of "accent" - English-Russian dictionary

accent

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈæksənt/
PRONUNCIATION

B1 the way in which someone pronounces words, influenced by the country or area they come from, or their social class

акцент
an American accent
a French accent
WRITTEN MARK

B2 a mark above a letter to show you how to pronounce it, for example (â) and (é)

знак ударения
WORD EMPHASIS

the word or part of a word that you emphasize when you are speaking

ударение
In the word 'impossible' the accent is on the second syllable.
the accent on sth

particular importance or attention that you give to something

отличительная черта
a wonderful menu with the accent on fresh fish

(Translation of “accent” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)