Accent

Usually refers to a stressed syllable within a particular metrical pattern (e.g. iambic or dactylic meter - see meter) - but can also refer to an emphasised syllable due to pitch, loudness or the rhythms of normal speech.
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accent

[n] - distinctive manner of oral expression 2. [n] - a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or (in some languages) placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
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Accent

the features of pronunciation which indicate the regional or the social identity of a speaker
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Accent

Accent means the way we say our words - the way they are pronounced, e.g. in the south of England, it is normal to pronounce the word path as p-ar-th, but in the north, the phoneme 'a' is short and pronounced as in, 'cat'.…
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Accent

A note or chord which is emphasised
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Accent

where an artist highlights specific parts of a painting and in the process creates in them more attention.
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accent

pronunciation peculiar to a particular person or place
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Accent

features of pronunciation which vary according to the speaker's regional and social origin. All oral language, including standard English, is spoken with an accent. The term accent refers to pronunciation only. see also dialect
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Accent

Ac'cent` noun [ French accent , Latin accentus ; ad + cantus a singing, canere to sing. See Cant .] 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others. »...
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Accent

Ac·cent' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Accented ; present participle & verbal noun Accenting .] [ Old French accenter , French accentuer .] 1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a m...
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accent

1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others. ... Many English words have two accents, the primary and the secondary; the primary being uttered with a greater stress of voice than the secondary; as in as'pira'tion, where the chief stress is on the third...
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accent

noun a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
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Accent

• (n.) A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others. • (n.) A mark or character used in writing, and serving to regulate the pronunciation; esp.: (a) a mark to indicate the nature and place of the spoken accent; (b) a mark to indicate the quality...
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accent

(from the article `garden and landscape design`) Accent and contrast enliven arrangements that may be so balanced, orderly, and harmonious as to be dull. An accent is an element that differs from ...
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accent

(from the article `applied logic`) ...the grammar of a statement is such that several distinct meanings can obtain (example: `The governor says, `Save soap and waste paper.` So soap is ...
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accent

in music, momentary emphasis on a particular rhythmic or melodic detail; accent may be implied or specifically indicated, either graphically for ... [4 related articles]
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accent

in phonetics, that property of a syllable which makes it stand out in an utterance relative to its neighbouring syllables. The emphasis on the ... [8 related articles]
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accent

in prosody, a rhythmically significant stress on the syllables of a verse, usually at regular intervals. The word accent is often used ...
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accent

accent (AK sent') 1. A stress on a syllable to aid in the pronunciation of words; stress, emphasis: 'The word 'woman' has its accent on the first syllable.' 2. Pronunciation, enunciatiion, or modulation of speech: 'He speaks with a French accent.' 3. A hint, touch, detail; trimming: 'The room was painted white with a few blue accents.'
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accent

A modifying mark on a character. For example, the accent marks in Latin script (acute, tilde, and ogonek) and the tone marks in Thai. Synonymous with diacritic.
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Accent

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Accent

In music an accent is a regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure. The term is also applied to a special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure and the rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
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accent

Attack hard.
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accent

a stressed syllable or ictus. These alternate with unstressed syllables or slacks to produce a theoretical metrical pattern termed the rhythm that often, but not always, matches how the line would be sounded in conversation. Prominence can be achieved by pitch (tone), loudness or impact (stress), or length. An increase in pitch usually creates stre...
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Accent

A detail, brushstroke, or area of color placed in a painting for emphasis
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