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(noun, verb)


There are 7 meanings of the word Accent.

How to pronounce accent:

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Accent - as a noun

Distinctive manner of oral expression

Example: "He couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent"

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speech pattern
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Special importance or significance

Example: "The red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"

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The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

Example: "The immigrants spoke an odd dialect of english"

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non-standard speech
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The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

Example: "He put the stress on the wrong syllable"

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A diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

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accent mark
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diacritic14diacritical mark
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Accent - as a verb

To stress, single out as important

Example: "Dr. jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"

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Put stress on; utter with an accent

Example: "In farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"

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Example Sentences

"She has a strong British accent."
"He spoke with a heavy Italian accent."
"I love the French accent, it's so charming."
"Her accent revealed that she's from Australia."
"They could detect a slight Southern accent in his voice."
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Word Game Points

Is ACCENT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, accent is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ACCENT has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is ACCENT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, accent is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ACCENT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is ACCENT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, accent is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ACCENT has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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