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Translation of "accent" - English-Spanish dictionary

accent

noun   /ˈæk·sənt/
B1 the way that someone speaks, showing where they come from acento an American accent a French accent
a mark written or printed over a letter to show you how to pronounce it acento There’s an accent on the ‘e’ of ‘café’.
(Definition of accent from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

accent

noun /ˈӕksənt/
(linguistics ) a special way of pronouncing words in a particular area etc acento, pronunciación She spoke with an American accent.
emphasis énfasis The accent must be on hard work.
(linguistics) a mark used to show the pronunciation of a letter in certain languages acento, tilde Put an accent on the e in début.
(linguistics) (a mark used to show) the stress on a syllable acento The accent is on the second syllable.
accentuate verb
to emphasize something or to make it easier to notice Acentua The dress accentuated her figure.
(Definition of accent from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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