Hyphenation of accent

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word accent? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of accent:

Distinctive manner of oral expression
He couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent She had a very clear speech pattern
Special importance or significance
The red light gave the central figure increased emphasis The room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents
The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
The immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English He has a strong German accent It has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy
The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
He put the stress on the wrong syllable
A diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
To stress, single out as important
Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
Put stress on
Utter with an accent In Farsi
You accent the last syllable of each word

Synonyms of accent:

nounspeech pattern, pronunciation
noun emphasis, importance, grandness
noun dialect, idiom, non-standard speech
noun stress, emphasis, prosody, inflection
nounaccent mark, diacritical mark, diacritic
verb stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accentuate, express, show, evince
verb stress, accentuate, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say

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