Translation of "accentuate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əkˈsen.tju.eɪt/ us

to emphasize a particular feature of something or to make something more noticeable

hacer resaltar
Her dress was tightly belted, accentuating the slimness of her waist.
The new policy only serves to accentuate the inadequacy of help for the homeless.
accentuation noun [ no plural ] uk /əkˌsen.tjuˈeɪ.ʃən/ us

(Translation of “accentuate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)