NOTE: refers to the overall pronunciation of a language, not just a syllable (Sense 3)
He speaks English with a thick Russian accent.
I couldn't place his accent for certain, but I'd guess southern New Jersey.
These tapes will help improve your French accent.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
Nutmeg and black pepper will add an accent of spice to the roasted vegetables.
The red scarf added a bright accent to Mary's outfit.
The carpet was blue and green with accents of gold.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
The accent falls on the second syllable of the word 'surprise'.
Sing the phrase more smoothly, without so much accent on specific syllables.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
You must learn to recognize three different accent marks in written French.
The accent over the vowel indicates that the stress falls on that syllable.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5
There is an accent on participation in his classes.
His serving staff puts a lot of accent on the details.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 7b
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)