un·​ac·​cent·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈak-ˌsen-təd How to pronounce unaccented (audio) , chiefly British -sən- \

Definition of unaccented

: not spoken or written with an accent : not accented speaking unaccented English an unaccented [=unstressed] syllable

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Recent Examples on the Web And four years after that breakthrough, services such as Temi still claim no better than 95 percent—and then only for recordings of clear, unaccented speech. Wade Roush, Scientific American, "When Will Speech-Recognition Software Finally Be Good Enough?," 1 May 2020 Cristina Alarcon said in perfect, unaccented English. Julie Hernandez, The Mercury News, "DACA recipients wonder: What about our kids?," 21 June 2019 The stop-motion puppet dogs speak clear, unaccented English. Vanessa Hua, SFChronicle.com, "‘Your English is so good!’ — pop culture stereotypes Asians," 21 June 2018 Also very impressive is Robert Foran as Mike, the guy who made it out of Southie and now is a successful and unaccented doctor who once had a two-week fling with Margaret when both were teenagers. Tom Titus, latimes.com, "On Theater: ‘Good People’ is rich in heart and humor at Chance Theater," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of unaccented

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Unaccented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaccented. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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