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tr.v. ac·cen·tu·at·ed, ac·cen·tu·at·ing, ac·cen·tu·ates
1. To stress or emphasize; intensify: "land-reform plans that accentuated the already chaotic pattern of landholding" (James Fallows).
2. To pronounce with a stress or accent.
3. To mark with an accent.
[Medieval Latin accentuāre, accentuāt-, from Latin accentus, accent; see accent.]
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|Noun||1.||accentuation - the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance|
|2.||accentuation - the act of giving special importance or significance to something|
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"