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  • 1Accent — 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… …

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  • 2accent — 1. noun /ˈæksənt/ a) 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. b)… …

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  • 3accent — [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… …

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  • 4accent — accentless, adj. accentuable /ak sen chooh euh beuhl/, adj. n. /ak sent/; v. /ak sent, ak sent /, n. 1. prominence of a syllable in terms of differential loudness, or of pitch, or length, or of a combination of these. 2. degree of prominence of a …

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  • 5accent — noun /ˈæksɛnt / (say aksent) 1. the distinctive character of a vowel or syllable determined by its degree or pattern of stress or musical tone. 2. any one of the degrees or patterns of stress used in a particular language as essential features of …

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  • 6accent — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle French accenter, from accent intonation, from Latin accentus, from ad + cantus song more at chant Date: 1530 1. a. to pronounce with accent ; stress b. to mark with a written or printed accent 2 …

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  • 7accent — ac•cent n. [[t]ˈæk sɛnt[/t]] v. [[t]also ækˈsɛnt[/t]] n. 1) phn prominence of a syllable in terms of differential loudness, pitch, length, or a combination of these 2) phn degree of prominence of a syllable within a word or of a word within a… …

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  • 8mark — I n. sign. symbol 1) to make one s mark ( to make a cross in place of a signature ) 2) an accent, stress; diacritical; exclamation (BE; AE has exclamation point); punctuation; question; quotation mark 3) (mil.) a hash mark 4) a laundry mark… …

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  • 9accent*/ — [ˈæks(ə)nt] noun I 1) [C] a way of pronouncing words that shows what country, region, or social class you come from an upper class British accent[/ex] Tom hasn t lost his broad Irish accent.[/ex] 2) [C] a mark above a letter that shows how you… …

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  • 10mark — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mearc boundary, march, sign; akin to Old High German marha boundary, Latin margo Date: before 12th century 1. a boundary land 2. a. (1) a conspicuous object serving as a guide for travelers (2)… …

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  • 11accent — I UK [ˈæks(ə)nt] / US [ˈækˌsent] noun Word forms accent : singular accent plural accents ** 1) [countable] a way of saying words that shows what country, region, or social class someone comes from an upper class British accent Tom hasn t lost his …

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  • 12Accent — 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… …

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  • 13Mark Baker (author) — Mark Baker (born 16 April 1985) is an author of several books on Welsh country houses and estates, his first book was published at the age of 14 in 1999 on the Rise and Fall of Gwrych Castle, Abergele by Gwasg Helygain, making him one of Britain… …

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  • 14Mark Wheat — expressing delight upon receiving the key to the city of Rochester, Minnesota. Mark Wheat is an English disc jockey working at the Minnesota Public Radio station KCMP where he provides one of the outlet s unique voices because of his accent.… …

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  • 15accent — 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 …

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  • 16Mark Bostick Golf Course — at the University of Florida Club information Location Gainesville, Florida, USA Established 1921 Type …

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  • 17Mark Kopytman — was born in 1929 in Kamenets Podolsk Ukraine, where he received his early training in piano and music theory and later went on to study medicine. After graduating from medical school and while practicing medicine, Kopytman studied composition… …

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  • 18Mark Simmonds (saxophonist) — Mark Simmonds is an Australian jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and leader of the group The Freeboppers. Born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1955, he moved to Sydney, Australia when he was 10 years old.[1] Career Prominent throughout the 70 s,… …

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  • 19Mark Clapham — (born 29 January 1976) is a British author, best known for writing fiction and reference books for television series, in particular Doctor Who (and spin offs) in his book (written with Eddie Robson and Jim Smith): Who s Next. Clapham started out… …

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  • 20accent — ► NOUN 1) a way of pronouncing a language, associated with a country, area, or social class. 2) an emphasis given to a syllable, word, or note. 3) a mark on a letter or word indicating how a sound is pronounced or stressed. 4) a particular… …

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