- the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance
- the act of giving special importance or significance to something
- Two experiments are carried out to investigate the role consistent accentuation plays in spoken discourse comprehension.
- Note the accentuation of detail of the eye sockets as well as the side of the head.
Children..learn the accentuation as well as the sounds of each word.出自：O. Jespersen