BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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accent

How to sign: distinctive manner of oral expression
"he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent"; "she had a very clear speech pattern";

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Similiar / Same: speech pattern

Categories: pronunciation

Within this category: drawl

accent

How to sign: to stress, single out as important
"Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet";

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Similiar / Same: stress, emphasize, accentuate, emphasise, punctuate

Categories: express, show, evince

Within this category: background, bring out, re-emphasise, bear down, topicalize, point up, drive home, underscore

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