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Definizione monolingua accent



accent (third-person singular simple present accents, present participle accenting, simple past and past participle accented)

  1. (transitive) To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent.
  2. (transitive) To mark emphatically; to emphasize; to accentuate.
  3. (transitive) To mark with written accents.

accent (plural accents)

  1. A higher-pitched or stronger articulation of a particular syllable of a word or phrase in order to distinguish it from the others or to emphasize it.
    In the word ""careful"", the accent is placed on the first syllable.
  2. Figuratively, emphasis or importance in general.
    At this hotel, the accent is on luxury.
  3. A mark or character used in writing, in order to indicate the place of the spoken accent, or to indicate the nature or quality of the vowel marked.
    The name Cézanne is written with an acute accent.
  4. Modulation of the voice in speaking; the manner of speaking or pronouncing; a peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice, expressing emotion; tone.
    a foreign accent; a French or a German accent
    • 1608, William Shakespeare, King Lear, II-ii
      I know, sir, I am no flatterer: he that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave; which for my part I will not be, though I should win your displeasure to entreat me to t.
    • 1696, Matthew Prior, ""From Celia to Damon"", in Poems on Several Occasions
      The tender Accent of a Womans Cry / Will pass unheard, will unregarded die;
  5. A nonstandard way of pronouncing.
    The nonnative English speaker has an accent.
  6. A word; a significant tone or sound.
  7. (in the plural) Expressions in general; speech.
  8. (prosody) Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.
  9. (music) A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure.
  10. (music) A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure.
  11. (music) The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
  12. (music) The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
  13. (mathematics) A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y, y.
  14. (geometry) A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc., as in 12 27, meaning twelve minutes and twenty-seven seconds.
  15. (engineering) A mark used to denote feet and inches, as in 6 10, meaning six feet ten inches.
  16. Paint, wallpaper, or similar coating that contrasts with the surroundings.
  17. A very small gemstone set into a piece of jewellery.

Definizione italiano>inglese accent

  a stronger articulation
  a mark used in writing
  a word
  a recurring stress on a tone
  stress on syllables of a verse
  an emphasis on a tone
  the rhythmical accent
  the expressive emphasis of a passage
  a mathematical mark
  modulation of the voice
  The way of pronouncing or annunciating words and phrases that is characteristic of a particular region or area.
  A mark or symbol (found in the written text of various languages) that changes the sound of the letter or the emphasis within the word when spoken.

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Traduzione 'veloce'

accento ,accentare ,accentatura ,accentazione ,accentuare

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