Definisi 'accent'
English to English
noun
1 distinctive manner of oral expression
Example:
• he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
• she had a very clear speech pattern
source: wordnet30
2 special importance or significance
Example:
• the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis
• the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents
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3 the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
Example:
• the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
• he has a strong German accent
• it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy
source: wordnet30
4 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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5 a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
source: wordnet30
6 A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others.
source: webster1913
verb
7 to stress, single out as important
Example:
• Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
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8 put stress on; utter with an accent
Example:
• In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word
source: wordnet30
9 To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
accentuate, stress, accentual, language, linguistic communication, bang, spang, euphonious, forrad, forrard, diacritic, diacritical mark, inflection, prosody, pronunciation, non-standard speech, grandness, articulate, stress mark, acute, grave, accentuation,

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