word stress

noun
1.
the stress pattern or patterns associated with the words of a particular language when they are considered in isolation.
Also called word accent.
Compare sentence stress.
Origin
1910–15
Example Sentences for word stress
Specific strategies are provided to help learners to focus on word stress, unstressed syllables, and other pronunciation features.
British Dictionary definitions for word stress
word stress
 
n
the stress accent on the syllables of individual words either in a sentence or in isolation

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