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According to WordNet, the noun "accent" has 5 sense(s).

114434866 special importance or significance; "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents".

107155661 the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy".

106822198 a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation.

107085375 the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable".

107131511 distinctive manner of oral expression; "he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent"; "she had a very clear speech pattern".


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