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accentuate

División en sílabas: ac·cen·tu·ate
Pronunciación: /əkˈsen(t)SHəˌwāt
 
, akˈsen(t)SHəˌwāt
 
/

Definición de accentuate en inglés:

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[with object]
Make more noticeable or prominent: his jacket unfortunately accentuated his paunch
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You can't argue with Sky, ITV and, previously, the BBC for accentuating its positives out of all proportion.
  • They have shown impressive skill in affirming and accentuating the positives of even the most adverse of circumstances.
  • Instead of focusing on the length of your cut, concentrate on accentuating your best feature.
Sinónimos
focus attention on, draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accent, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, play up, bring to the fore, heighten, stress, emphasize

Origen

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

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