UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ækˌsentjʊˈeɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ak sen′cho̅o̅ āshən)

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ac•cen•tu•a•tion  (ak sen′cho̅o̅ āshən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an act or instance of accentuating.
  2. something that is accentuated.
  • Medieval Latin accentuātiōn- (stem of accentuātiō) intoning. See accentuate, -ion
  • 1820–30

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