accent mark


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ac′cent mark`


n.
a mark used to indicate an accent, stress, etc., as for pronunciation or in musical notation.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accent mark - a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciationaccent mark - a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
diacritic, diacritical mark - a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
stress mark - a mark indicating the stress on a syllable
acute, acute accent, ague - a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
grave accent, grave - a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
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References in classic literature ?
The accent marked by an asterisk resembles the lower half of a circle.
CUTLINE: (1) Colorful flowering shrubs accent Mark Spuria's Shingle style home on Forest Street, above.
ACCENT Mark Dolan, of Sky's film show 35mm, is looking for local film-related stories to give a forthcoming programme a North East flavour ICONIC Star Wars is a firm favourite of many who grew up in the 1970s, says Mark Dolan CAMPING Barbara Windsor carries on
Gaugler had an epiphany in his Spanish class when a student asked how to affix an accent mark over the letter "a" on a computer.
A Spanish version of the book known as Las Piedras was created that consists of 25 questions in Spanish (the extra concept examines students' knowledge of the Spanish accent mark).
For starters, she has dropped the apostrophe and accent mark from her name.
Celebrate La Dolce Vita in s storewide promotion of Italian food, with torrone as an accent mark.
* A written accent mark identifies the stressed syllable.
The problem is that your staff places an accent mark on the "e" of hemisferio.