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Accentuation

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Accentua'tion. n.s. [from accentuate.]

  1. The act of placing the accent in pronunciation.

  2. Marking the accent in writing.

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Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Accentuation." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 31, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=1456.


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