a mark used to indicate an accent, stress, etc., as for pronunciation or in musical notation.: Compare diacritic (def. 1).
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How to use accent mark in a sentence
They'll stick a b next to a k and follow it up with a z and put an accent mark over the whole business and call it a word.Half Portions | Edna Ferber
It is spelled without the accent mark, and the reader is led to infer that it is pronounced as though it were a French name.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer