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How many syllables in Accent


Word

Accent

How many syllables?

2 Syllables

How it's divided?

ac-cent

Definition

  • n. - A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others.
  • n. - A mark or character used in writing, and serving to regulate the pronunciation; esp.: (a) a mark to indicate the nature and place of the spoken accent; (b) a mark to indicate the quality of sound of the vowel marked; as, the French accents.
  • n. - Modulation of the voice in speaking; manner of speaking or pronouncing; peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice; tone; as, a foreign accent; a French or a German accent.
  • n. - A word; a significant tone
  • n. - expressions in general; speech.
  • n. - Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.


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