Secondary-accent



noun
1.
a stress accent weaker than primary accent but stronger than lack of stress.
secondary accent
noun
1.
(phonetics) (in a system of transcribing utterances recognizing three levels of stress) the accent on a syllable of a word or breath group that is weaker than the primary accent but stronger than the lack of stress: in the word “agriculture” the secondary accent falls on the third syllable Compare primary accent

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