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Pronunciation Of The Word “Accent”

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The Word “Accent”

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The pronunciation of any word in English (or any language at all) is not Universal.  This is because there are many different dialects of The English Language — both throughout America, and also world-wide.  The pronunciations that are presented on GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! are based-upon a combination of both common usage, and the most neutral accent used in The International Common Tongue.
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Pronunciation Of The Word “Accent”

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Accent – For this word:  the “A” is short;  for the “cc” combination — the first “c” is hard, and the second “c” is soft (this is one of TWO standard pronunciations of this letter combination in The Common Tongue);  then — for the “-ent” suffix – the “e” is pronounced an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue).
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/æK-sehn[t]//ˈæk.sɛn[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a separate syllable –

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See Also:  Accentuate & Accentuated

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