Translation of "accent" - English-Russian dictionary

accent

noun [ C ] uk /ˈæksənt/ us
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)