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accentual

[ak-sen-choo-uh l] /ækˈsɛn tʃu əl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to accent or stress.
2.
Prosody. of or pertaining to poetry based on the number of stresses, as distinguished from poetry depending on the number of syllables or quantities.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin accentu(s) (see accent) + -al1
Related forms
accentuality, noun
accentually, adverb
nonaccentual, adjective
nonaccentually, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nonaccentual

accentual

/ækˈsɛntʃʊəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having accents; rhythmic
2.
(prosody) of or relating to verse based on the number of stresses in a line rather than on the number of syllables Compare quantitative (sense 3)
Derived Forms
accentually, adverb
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