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  1. accent

    • n.
      a distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or social class;a distinct emphasis given to a syllable or word in speech by stress or pitch
    • v.
      emphasize (a particular feature);play (a note or beat) with emphasis
    • noun: accent, plural noun: accents

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    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or social class:

      a strong American accent

      she never mastered the French accent

    • 2. a distinct emphasis given to a syllable or word in speech by stress or pitch:

      the accent falls on the middle syllable

    • 3. a mark on a letter, typically a vowel, to indicate pitch, stress, or vowel quality:

      a circumflex accent

    • 4. an emphasis on a particular note or chord:

      short fortissimo accents

    • 5. a special or particular emphasis:

      the accent is on participation

    • 6. a feature which gives a distinctive visual emphasis to something:

      blue woodwork and accents of red

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. emphasize (a particular feature):

      fabrics which accent the background colours in the room

    • 2. play (a note or beat) with emphasis:

      the quick tempo means there is less scope for accenting offbeat notes

    • adj. spoken with or characterized by a particular accent:

    • he spoke in slightly accented English

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    • adj. spoken with or characterized by a particular accent:

    • he spoke in slightly accented English

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    • n. a mark (´) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate an alteration of a sound, as of quality, quantity, or pitch, e.g., in risqué.

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    • n. a mark (`) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate an alteration of a sound, as of quality, quantity, or pitch.

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    • n. a mark (`) placed over a vowel in some languages to indicate a feature such as altered sound quality, vowel length, or intonation.

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    • n. another term for primary stress

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    • n. a mark (´) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate a feature such as altered sound quality (e.g. in fiancée).

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    • 更多解釋
    • n.
      a distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially one associated with a particular nation, locality, or social class:
    • a strong German accent

      she never mastered the French accent

    • v.
      emphasize (a particular feature):
    • fabrics that accent the background colors in the room

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