Definitions for accentuation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accentuation(noun)

    the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance

  2. emphasizing, accenting, accentuation(noun)

    the act of giving special importance or significance to something


  1. accentuation(Noun)

    Act of accentuating; applications of accent.

  2. accentuation(Noun)

    Pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

  3. Origin: * accentuatio. Compare French accentuation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accentuation(noun)

    act of accentuating; applications of accent

  2. Accentuation(noun)

    pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy


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