stress mark

noun
a mark indicating the stress on a syllable
Hypernyms: ↑accent, ↑accent mark

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a mark placed before, after, or over a syllable to indicate stress in pronunciation; accent mark.

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stress mark noun
A mark used to indicate that a written syllable is stressed when spoken
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Main Entry:stress

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stress mark UK US noun [countable] [singular stress mark plural stress marks] linguistics
a mark that shows which part of a word is pronounced with most emphasis
Thesaurus: terms in phoneticshyponym general grammatical and linguistic termshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ marks [count]
: a mark (such as ˈ or ˌ) used to show the part of a word that should be given greater stress when it is spoken

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ˈstress mark [stress mark] noun
a mark used to show where the stress is placed on a particular word or syllable

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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