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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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