how to pronounce accentuation


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the above transcription of accentuation 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.

accentuation is pronounced in five syllables

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meanings of accentuation


  1. Pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.
  2. Act of accentuating; applications of accent.

accentuation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word accentuation occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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