French translation of 'accent'
- (= pronunciation)
accent mto have a German accent
avoir l'accent allemand
⇒ He has a French accent.
Il a l'accent français.to speak with an accent
parler avec un accentto speak with an Irish accent
parler avec l'accent irlandais
⇒ She speaks with a slight American accent.
Elle parle avec un léger accent américain.to have a strong accent
avoir un accent marqué
- (linguistics, = written mark)
- (= emphasis, stress)
accent mthe accent is on ...
l'accent est mis sur ...to put the accent on sth
mettre l'accent sur qch
Example Sentences Including 'accent'
Much more fluently than her somewhat contrived accent led her hosts to believe.TREASON KEEP (2001)
With only a slight accent , he said, `In Britain, we have a saying.CHAMELEON (2002)
That seemed to shock Blair, coming from a woman, a beautiful woman at that, with a soft Jamaican accent.AFTERMATH (2001)
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Translation of accent from the Collins English to French Dictionary