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accented
American English: /ˈækˌsɛn(t)əd/
British English: /ˈaksɛntɪd/

Translation of accented in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (Linguistics)
    (letter/character)
    Example sentences
    • ‘You could say these movies show the limited imagination of the screenwriter,’ he says, speaking quickly in heavily accented English that is actually far better than he claims it is.
    • If the clerk at the Swiss bank was surprised to answer the phone to a gruff, Middle Eastern sounding man speaking in heavily accented English, she did not show it.
    • She waxes eloquent in accented English while he speaks chaste Urdu.
    1.2 (emphasized)
    resaltado

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