Translation of "accent" - English-Spanish dictionary

accent

noun uk /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’.

(Translation 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.

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