English dictionary definition of:

accent


Noun

  • distinctive manner of oral expression
  • special importance or significance
  • the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
  • the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
  • a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

Verb

  • to stress, single out as important
  • put stress on; utter with an accent

Thesaurus

accentuate   dialect   emphasis   emphasise British English spelling   emphasize American English spelling   idiom   punctuate   stress  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list acc and succ words and learn about the word accent in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

Scrabble score for accent


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 18:48:48 on 16-05-22

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