accent


accent
1. 'æksənt noun
1) ((a mark used to show) the stress on a syllable: The accent is on the second syllable.) acento
2) (a mark used to show the pronunciation of a letter in certain languages: Put an accent on the e in début.) acento, tilde
3) (emphasis: The accent must be on hard work.) énfasis
4) (a special way of pronouncing words in a particular area etc: an American accent.) acento, pronunciación

2. ək'sent verb
(to pronounce with stress or emphasis: The second syllable is accented.) acentuar
accent n acento
accent
tr[(n) 'æksənt; (vb) æk'sent]
noun
1 acento
transitive verb
1 acentuar
accent ['æk.sɛnt, æk'sɛnt] vt
: acentuar
accent ['æk.sɛnt, -sənt] n
1) : acento m
2) emphasis, stress: énfasis m, acento m
accent
n.
acento s.m.
deje s.m.
dejo s.m.
lenguaje s.m.
v.
acentuar v.
recalcar v.

I 'æksent, 'æksent, 'æksənt
noun
1) (pronunciation) acento m

with a German/southern accent — con acento alemán/del sur

2)
a) (stress) (Ling, Mus) acento m
b) (emphasis) énfasis m

to put the accent on something — poner* énfasis en algo

3) (symbol) (Ling) acento m, tilde f

II æk'sent
transitive verb \<\<syllable/word\>\> acentuar*
1. N
['æksǝnt]
1) (written) acento m

put an accent on the "o" — pon un acento sobre la "o"

acute accent — acento m agudo

written accent — acento m ortográfico

2) (=pronunciation) acento m

he has a French accent — tiene acento francés

with a strong Andalusian accent — con (un) fuerte acento andaluz

3) (=emphasis)
(fig)

to put the accent on — subrayar (la importancia de), recalcar

the minister put the accent on exports — el ministro recalcó la importancia de la exportación

this year the accent is on bright colours — (Fashion) este año están de moda los colores vivos

4) liter (=tone)

in accents of some surprise — en cierto tono de asombro

2. VT
[æk'sent]
1) [+ syllable, word] acentuar
2) [+ need, difference] recalcar, subrayar
3) [+ colour, feature] realzar
3.
CPD ['æksǝnt]

accent mark N — acento m ortográfico

* * *

I ['æksent, 'æksent, 'æksənt]
noun
1) (pronunciation) acento m

with a German/southern accent — con acento alemán/del sur

2)
a) (stress) (Ling, Mus) acento m
b) (emphasis) énfasis m

to put the accent on something — poner* énfasis en algo

3) (symbol) (Ling) acento m, tilde f

II [æk'sent]
transitive verb \<\<syllable/word\>\> acentuar*

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • accent — [ aksɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1265; lat. accentus I ♦ 1 ♦ Augmentation d intensité de la voix sur un son, dans la parole (accent d intensité dit à tort accent tonique, les deux accents étant difficiles à distinguer en latin). Mus. Mise en relief d un point… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • accent — ACCÉNT, accente, s.n. 1. Pronunţare mai intensă, pe un ton mai înalt etc. a unei silabe dintr un cuvânt sau a unui cuvânt dintr un grup sintactic. ♦ Semn grafic pus de obicei deasupra unei vocale pentru a marca această pronunţare sau altă… …   Dicționar Român

  • accent — ACCENT. s. m. Infléxion de la voix, maniére de prononcer. Il n a point de mauvais accent. on connoist à son accent de quelle Province il est. accent Normand. accent Gascon. On dit poëtiquement. Les accens de la voix. tristes accens. accens… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • accent — 1. The noun is stressed on the first syllable and the verb (meaning ‘to lay stress on, to emphasize’ in various senses) on the second. 2. In general use, an accent is ‘individual, local, or national mode of pronunciation’, as in a Scottish accent …   Modern English usage

  • accent — Accent. m. Est pur Latin, et signifie l elevation, ou rabbaissement, ou contour de la voix en prononçant quelque diction, Accentus, et consequemment signifie les virgules et marques apposées aux mots indicans les endroits d iceux où il faut… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Accent — Ac cent , n. [F. accent, L. accentus; ad + cantus a singing, canere to sing. See {Cant}.] 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase, distinguishing it from the others. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accent — may refer to:peech and language* Accent (linguistics), pronunciation common to a certain language dialect * Stress (linguistics), tone levels and emphasis used in many languages to provide information when using the language * Stress (phonology)… …   Wikipedia

  • accent — [ak′sent΄; ] chiefly Brit [, ak′sənt; ] for v. [, ak′sent΄, ak sent′] n. [Fr < L accentus < ad , to + cantus, pp. of canere, to sing: a L rendering of Gr prosōidia (see PROSODY), orig. referring to the pitch scheme of Gr verse] 1. the… …   English World dictionary

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  • Accent — Ac*cent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accenting}.] [OF. accenter, F. accentuer.] [1913 Webster] 1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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