Definition of "Accent" :
noun: a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
noun: the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
noun: distinctive manner of oral expression
"He couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent."
noun: the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
"He has a strong German accent."
noun: special importance or significance
"The room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents."
verb: put stress on; utter with an accent
"In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word."
verb: to stress, single out as important