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Engelsk navneord: accent

1. accent (om kommunikation) distinctive manner of oral expression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent.
She had a very clear speech pattern.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)speech pattern


Mindre specifikke termerpronunciation


Mere specifikke termerdrawl

2. accent (om tilstand) special importance or significance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe red light gave the central figure increased emphasis.
The room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)emphasis


Mindre specifikke termergrandness, importance


Mere specifikke termerfocus, stress

3. accent (om kommunikation) the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dialect, idiom


Mindre specifikke termernon-standard speech


Mere specifikke termereye dialect, patois


Samme anvendelsebang, euphonious, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, spang

4. accent (om kommunikation) the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put the stress on the wrong syllable.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)emphasis, stress


Mindre specifikke termerinflection, prosody


Mere specifikke termeraccentuation, pitch accent, sentence stress, tonic accent, word accent, word stress

5. accent (om kommunikation) a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accent mark


Mindre specifikke termerdiacritic, diacritical mark


Mere specifikke termeracute, acute accent, ague, grave, grave accent, stress mark


Overordnet emneområdelanguage, linguistic communication


Engelsk udsagnsord: accent

1. accent (om kommunikation) to stress, single out as important


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerevince, express, show


Mere specifikke termerbackground, bear down, bring out, downplay, drive home, emphasise, emphasize, play down, point up, press home, ram home, re-emphasise, re-emphasize, set off, topicalize, underline, underscore

2. accent (om kommunikation) put stress on; utter with an accent


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accentuate, stress


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerarticulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out









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