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Noun: accentuation  ak,sen-choo'ey-shun
  1. The use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance
  2. The act of giving special importance or significance to something
    - emphasizing, accenting, emphasising [Brit]

Derived forms: accentuations

Type of: accent, action, emphasis, stress

Encyclopedia: Accentuation