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accent US English

A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially one associated with a particular nation, locality, or social class

accent US Thesaurus

a Bronx accent

acute accent US English

A mark (´) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate an alteration of a sound, as of quality, quantity, or pitch, e.g., in risqué

grave accent US English

A mark (`) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate an alteration of a sound, as of quality, quantity, or pitch

primary accent US English

Another term for primary stress.

circumflex US English

A mark (^) placed over a vowel in some languages to indicate contraction, length, or pitch or tone