Definition of accentuate in English:

accentuate

Syllabification: ac·cen·tu·ate
Pronunciation: /akˈsenCHo͞oˌāt
 
/

verb

[with object]

Origin

mid 18th century: from medieval Latin accentuat- 'accented', from the verb accentuare, from accentus 'tone' (see accent).

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