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Definition of the noun accentuation

What does accentuation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accentuations

  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

Alternative definition of the noun accentuation


  1. Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
  2. [context: ecclesiastical music] pitch or modulation of the voice in reciting portions of the liturgy.

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Google previewBeing and God in Aristotle and Heidegger (2000)

The Role of Method in Thinking the Infinite by Catriona Hanley

Accentuation is a form of analysis, in that it shows up theoretically what has been pre-predicatively understood in the primary act of transcendence (GA20: 108/78). The definition of phenomenology as "the analytic description of intentionality in ...

Google previewNarrative and the Politics of Identity (2010)

The Cultural Psychology of Israeli and Palestinian Youth by Phillip L. Hammack

A narrative characterized by identity accentuation is an anti-cosmopolitan narrative, in that the singularity of one's identity is highlighted for its claims to legitimacy and recognition. Simply put, an accentuated identity postcontact is one that is ...

Google previewThe Inland Architect and News Record (1899)

_ Accentuation is the first of the group of laws which govern ...

Google previewCobb's Abridgment of J. Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language, Carefully Compiled from the London Quarto Editions, Published Under the Inspection of the Author; in which Mr. Walker's Principles of Orthography and Pronunciation are Strictly Followed ... to which are Prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for Accentuation and the Division of Words: with an Appendix, Containing a Class of Words which are in Common Use in this Country, and Not Found in Walker's Dictionary (1841)

Particularly Designed for the Use of Schools by John Walker, Lyman Cobb

to which are prefixed, Concise Prii - oiplea of Pronunciation, and rules for Accentuation and the division of Words : with an Appendix, containing a class of Words which are in common use in this country, and not found in Walker's Dictionary.

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

premeditation, necessitation,defenestration, predestination, dissemination, insemination, perpetuation, effectuation, accentuation, attenuation, extenuation, coeducation, deregulation,* supererogation,biodegradation, CounterReformation , ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3E1N1T1U1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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