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  • n. A diacritic mark ( ˋ ) used in many languages to distinguish the pronunciations of vowels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See the Note under Accent, n., 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

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