Definisi 'accent'

English to English
noun
1 distinctive manner of oral expression Terjemahkan
Example:
he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
she had a very clear speech pattern
source: wordnet30

2 special importance or significance Terjemahkan
Example:
the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis
the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents
source: wordnet30

3 the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people Terjemahkan
Example:
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
source: wordnet30

4 the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) Terjemahkan
Example:
he put the stress on the wrong syllable
source: wordnet30

5 a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

6 A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
7 to stress, single out as important Terjemahkan
Example:
Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
source: wordnet30

8 put stress on; utter with an accent Terjemahkan
Example:
In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word
source: wordnet30

9 To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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