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Noun: accenting  ak'sen-ting or 'ak,sen-ting
  1. The act of giving special importance or significance to something
    - emphasizing, accentuation, emphasising [Brit]
Verb: accent  'ak,sent
  1. Single out as important; draw attention to (something)
    - stress, emphasize, emphasise [Brit], punctuate, accentuate
     
  2. Put stress on; utter with an accent
    "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word";
    - stress, accentuate

Type of: action, articulate, enounce, enunciate, evince, express, pronounce, say, show, sound out

Encyclopedia: Accent