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accent

US [ækˈsent]
UK ['æks(ə)nt]
  • n.口音;重音;强调;腔调
  • v.强调;着重;突出
  • Web雅绅特;音调
Plural Form:accents  Present Participle:accenting  Past Tense:accented  
accent
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n.
1.
口音;腔调;土音a way of pronouncing the words of a language that shows which country, area or social class a person comes from
a northern/Dublin/Indian/Scottish accent
北方╱都柏林╱印度╱苏格兰口音
a strong/broad accent(= one that is very noticeable)
浓重的口音
She spoke English with an accent .
她说英语带有口音。
2.
重音the emphasis that you should give to part of a word when saying it
In ‘today’ the accent is on the second syllable.
today 一词的重音在第二音节。
3.
读音符号(标在字母上)a mark on a letter to show that it should be pronounced in a particular way
Canapé has an accent on the ‘e’.
canapé 在 e 上面有尖音符号。
4.
[sing]
着重点;强调a special importance that is given to sth
In all our products the accent is on quality.
我们的全部产品都强调质量。
v.
1.
~ sth
着重;强调;突出to emphasize a part of sth

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