accent · noun C /ˈæk.sənt/
B1 the way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce words
an American accent
He speaks with a broad/heavy/strong Yorkshire accent.
Our teacher is a middle-aged lady with a kind smile and [a] British accent. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Farsi)
B2 a mark written or printed over a letter to show you how to pronounce it
There's an acute accent on the 'e' of 'café'.