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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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