英 [‘æksent]     美 [‘æksent]    
  • n. 重音;口音;强调
  • vt. 重读;强调

accents n. 口音;[语] 重音(accent的复数); v. 重读;强调(accent的第三人称单数);
accent colour 重点色形; 强调色;
posh accent 上等人的腔调
pitch accent 音高重音
accent plant 主景植物
grave accent 沉音符
accent sensitive 区分腔调字
circumflex accent 抑扬音符号
local accent 乡音; 土音;
accented term 重点项目
accent 选择性必修1000 全国卷频次:7 教材出处:译林版选必修B4U2

高考真题原句提选:Her accent sounds slightly less noble than it did 50 years ago.

ac·centnoun/ 5Aksent-sEnt /
1. [C, U] a way of pronouncing the words of a language that shows which country, area or social class a person comes from
a northern / Dublin / Indian / Scottish accent
a strong / broad accent (= six that is very noticeable)
She spoke English with an accent.
⇨ compare dialect
2. [sing.] a special importance that is given to sth
SYN  emphasis :
In all our products the accent is on quality.
3. [C] the emphasis that you should give to part of a word when saying it
SYN  stress :
In ‘today’ the accent is on the second syllable.
today 一词的重音在第二音节。
4. [C] a mark on a letter to show that it should be pronounced in a particular way
Canapé has an accent on the ‘e’.
canapé 在 e 上面有尖音符号。verb/ Ak5sent /
[VN] to emphasize a part of sth

accent1 /ˈæksənt $ ˈæksent/ ●●○ noun [countable]

1 the way someone pronounces the words of a language, showing which country or which part of a country they come from口音 → dialect

 He had a strong Irish accent.


2 the accent is on somethingif the accent is on a particular quality, feeling etc, special importance is given to it重点在上,强调

 accommodation with the accent on comfort


3 the part of a word that you should emphasize when you say it重音SYN stress

accent on

 In the word ‘dinner’ the accent is on the first syllable.

4. a written mark used above or below particular letters in some languages to show how to pronounce that letter变音符号



accent2 /əkˈsent $ ˈæksent/ verb [transitive]

1 to make something more noticeable so that people will pay attention to it显出,突出;强调SYN highlight

Use make-up to accent your cheekbones and eyes.

2. technical to emphasize a part of a word in speech重读

Origin accent1

(1500-1600) French Latin accentus, from ad- to + cantus song

accent ★★☆☆☆

1.N-COUNT 可数名词腔调;口音;土音 Someone who speaks with a particular accent pronounces the words of a language in a distinctive way that shows which country, region, or social class they come from.
  • He had developed a slight American accent.他说话带上了一点轻微的美国口音。
2.N-COUNT 可数名词(某些语言中标在字母上方的)变音符号 An accent is a short line or other mark which is written above certain letters in some languages and which indicates the way those letters are pronounced.

3.N-SING 单数名词重点;强调;关注 If you put the accent on a particular feature of something, you emphasize it or give it special importance.

【搭配模式】:oft N on n
  • He is putting the accent on military readiness…他强调要保持备战状态。
  • There is often a strong accent on material success.经常大力强调物质成就。
accent /ˈækˌsɛnt/ Brit /ˈæksənt/  noun
plural accents

[count] : a way of pronouncing words that occurs among the people in a particular region or country口音;腔调

[count] : greater stress or force given to a syllable of a word in speech重音


: a mark (such as ˈ or ˌ) used to show the part of a word that should be given greater stress when it is spoken重音符号如ˈ或ˌ

— called also accent mark

: a mark placed above a letter to show how it should be pronounced(字母上的)变音符号

— called also accent mark

[singular] : special concern or attention : emphasis着重点;强调 — usually + on

[count] : a small decorative object or detail that is different from the things that are around it点缀;亮点;特色

2 accent /ˈækˌsɛnt/ Brit /əkˈsɛnt/  verb
accents; accented; accenting
[+ object]

: to give special attention to (something)重视;强调

: to say (part of a word) with greater stress or force重读

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