Pronunciation GB: noun ˈæksənt verb ækˈsent adj. accented ækˈsentəd, GA: noun ˈæksent

A degree of prominence imparted to a syllable by a combination of rhythmic stress and pitch features.

A variety of pronunciation of a language. The term is usually confined to the phonetic and phonological aspects of a language variety, unlike the term dialect, which may refer to phonetic, phonological, syntactic and lexical aspects.