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Significado de “accent” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "accent" - Diccionario Inglés

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accentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæk.sənt/ us   /ˈæk.sənt/
  • accent noun [C] (PRONUNCIATION)

B1 the way in which people in a particular area, country, or social group pronounce words: He's got a strong southern/Boston accent. She's French but she speaks with an impeccable English accent. He speaks with a broad/heavy/strong/thick Yorkshire accent. I thought I could detect a slight Canadian accent.

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  • accent noun [C] (MARK)

B2 a mark written or printed over a letter to show you how to pronounce it: a grave accent There's an acute accent on the e of "café".

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  • accent noun [C] (EMPHASIS)

specialized language, music a special emphasis given to a particular syllable in a word, word in a sentence, or note in a set of musical notes: The accent falls on the final syllable.
the accent is on sth
great importance is given to a particular thing or quality: This season the accent is definitely on long, flowing, romantic clothes.
accented
adjective uk   /əkˈsen.tɪd/ us   /ˈæk.sen.t̬ɪd/
He spoke in heavily accented English.

accentverb [T]

uk   /əkˈsent/ us   /ˈæk.sent/
to emphasize something: In any advertising campaign, you must accent the areas where your product is better than the competition.specialized Accent the first note of every bar.
(Definition of accent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "accent" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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accentnoun [C]

us   /ˈæk·sent/
  • accent noun [C] (WAY OF PRONOUNCING)

the way in which people in a particular area or country pronounce words: She spoke with a slight southern accent.
An accent is also a mark written or printed over a letter to show how to pronounce it.
  • accent noun [C] (EMPHASIS)

a special emphasis given to a syllable in a word or to a word in a sentence: In the word "government," the accent is on the first syllable.

accentverb [T]

us   /ˈæk·sent, ækˈsent/
  • accent verb [T] (EMPHASIZE)

to give special emphasis to a syllable in a word or to a word in a sentence: In Spanish, you usually accent the next-to-last syllable.
(Definition of accent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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