how to pronounce accent


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the above transcription of accent 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.

accent is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of accent


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video examples of accent pronunciation

An example use of accent in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… it's a fairly neutral accent maybe on …”

meaning of accent

Accent means a distinctive feature of pronunciation, speech, or language.

accent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word accent occurs in english on average 14.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics accent 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 accent can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to accent


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