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accent

noun [C]
 
 
/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 accentWays of speaking
WRITTEN MARK B2 a mark above a letter to show you how to pronounce it, for example (â) and (é)
знак ударения
Punctuation
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.Ways of speaking
the accent on sth particular importance or attention that you give to something
отличительная черта
a wonderful menu with the accent on fresh fishStressing and emphasizing
(Definition of accent from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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