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accentuation

Definitions of accentuation
  1. noun
    the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance
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    type of:
    accent, emphasis, stress
    the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
  2. noun
    the act of giving special importance or significance to something
    synonyms: accenting, emphasizing
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    type of:
    action
    something done (usually as opposed to something said)
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