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accent
'accent' - used as a noun
1. distinctive manner of oral expression
he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
2. special importance or significance
the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents
3. the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
he has a strong German accent
4. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
5. a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation

'accent' - used as a verb
6. to stress, single out as important
7. put stress on; utter with an accent
In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word

derived forms
1. Accent / Plural
accents
2. Accent / Past
accented
3. Accent / Third Person
accents
4. Accent / Present Participle
accenting
Variations of 'accent'
 
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Fact of the day
The accent that Mike Myers used for the character Shrek came from the accent that his mother would use when she was telling him bedtime stories when he was a child.