how to pronounce accentuate


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the above transcription of accentuate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

accentuate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of accentuate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… I'm just going to accentuate my lash …”

meanings of accentuate


  1. To mark with a written accent.
  2. To bring out distinctly; to make more noticeable or prominent; to emphasize.
  3. To pronounce with an accent or vocal stress.

accentuate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word accentuate occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics accentuate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that accentuate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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