accent · noun C /ˈæk.sənt/Full view
B1 the way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce words
Dictionary examples:

an American accent

He speaks with a broad/heavy/strong Yorkshire accent.

Learner example:

Our teacher is a middle-aged lady with a kind smile and [a] British accent. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Farsi)

accent (MARK)
B2 a mark written or printed over a letter to show you how to pronounce it
Dictionary example:

There's an acute accent on the 'e' of 'café'.

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