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noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] distinctive manner of oral expression.
- speech pattern
- play down
Rhymes with Accent
How do you pronounce accent?
Pronounce accent as ˈækˌsɛnt.
US - How to pronounce accent in American English
UK - How to pronounce accent in British English
Sentences with accent
Wrap the width of the hat in ribbon as an accent color.
2. Verb, base form
Add any additional vegetable to accent the lentils and flavor the soup.
3. Noun, singular or mass
For a more masculine feeling, use royal purple as an accent color in a tan space.
Quotes about accent
1. French name, English accent, American school. Anna confused.
- Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss
2. I want to show another side of Middle Easterners. My hope is that I would be able to play a variety of parts, and not always be the guy with the accent.
- Maz Jobrani
3. You are not a perfect woman.You have an evil temper, you’re as blind as a mole, you’re a deplorable poet, and frankly, your French accent could use some work.” Supporting himself on his elbows, Leo took her face in his hands. “But when I put those things together with the rest of you, it makes you into the most perfectly imperfect woman I’ve ever known.
- Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning
noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] special importance or significance.
- take away
noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch).
- word accent
- sentence stress
- tonic accent
- word stress
- pitch accent
noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.
- non-standard speech
- keep quiet
noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation.
- diacritical mark
- grave accent
- acute accent
- stress mark
verb. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] put stress on; utter with an accent.
- sound out
verb. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] to stress, single out as important.
- ram home
- set off
- point up
- bring out
- press home
- drive home
- bear down
- play down