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Accentuate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Accentuate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Accentuate [ v. t.]
- To pronounce with an accent or with accents.
- To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize.
- To mark with the written accent.

Meaning of 'Accentuate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . accentuate [ v]
Meaning (1):
- to stress, single out as important
Example in sentence:
  • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet
Meaning (2):
- put stress on; utter with an accent
Example in sentence:
  • In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word