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English definition of “accent”


noun [C] (WAY OF PRONOUNCING)   /ˈæk·sent/
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.
(Definition of accent noun (WAY OF PRONOUNCING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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