primary accent

noun
the principal or strongest stress of a word.
Also called primary stress.
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primary accent or primary stress
 
n
linguistics Compare secondary accent the strongest accent in a word or breath group, as that on the first syllable of agriculture
 
primary stress or primary stress
 
n

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Drought-resistant trees and shrubs must be the primary accent plants.
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