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accentuation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accentuation  \Ac*cen`tu*a"tion\,  n.  [LL.  accentuatio:  cf  F. 
  accentuation.] 
  Act  of  accentuating;  applications  of  accent.  Specifically 
  (Eccles.  Mus.),  pitch  or  modulation  of  the  voice  in  reciting 
  portions  of  the  liturgy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accentuation 
  n  :  the  relative  prominence  of  a  syllable  (especially  with 
  regard  to  stress  or  pitch);  "he  put  the  stress  on  the 
  wrong  syllable"  [syn:  {stress},  {emphasis},  {accent}] 




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