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accent
'æksɛnt [n]'æksɛnt [v]æk'sɛnt
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation.
  2. The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch).
  3. Distinctive manner of oral expression.
  4. The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.
  5. Special importance or significance.
(动) As a verb
  1. Put stress on; utter with an accent.
  2. To stress, single out as important.
Hyphenationac•cent
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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腔调qiāngdiàoaccent
地方口音dìfāng kǒuyīnaccent
重音zhòngyīnaccent (of a word); stress (on a syllable)
着重zhuózhòngto put emphasis on; to stress
强调qiángdiàoto emphasize (a statement); to stress
口音kǒuyinvoice; accent
腔子qiāngzithoracic cavity; intonation; accent
口吻kǒuwěntone of voice; connotation in intonation; accent (regional etc); snout; muzzle; lips; protruding portion of an animal's face
diàoto transfer; to move (troops or cadres); to investigate; to enquire into; accent; view; argument; key (in music); mode (music); tune; tone; melody
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