accentuate
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accentuate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (linguistics)
a. acentuar
This word is spelled incorrectly, because you didn't accentuate it.Esta palabra está mal escrita porque no la acentuaste.
2. (to give emphasis)
a. realzar
I like your eye shadow. It really accentuates your eyes.Me gusta tu sombra de ojos. Realmente realza tus ojos.
b. recalcar
His lack of preparation only accentuated the fact that he is a terrible candidate.Su falta de preparación solo recalcó el hecho que es un terrible candidato.
c. subrayar
Try to accentuate your best skills during the job interview.Trata de subrayar tus mejores habilidades durante la entrevista de trabajo.
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accentuate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. acentuar
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accentuate [ækˈsentjʊeɪt]
transitive verb
1 [+syllable, word] acentuar
2 [+need, difference etc] recalcar; subrayar; [+colour, feature] realzar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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