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    The meaning of "heavily"

    What is the meaning of "heavily" in the following sentence:

    He spoke heavily accented English.

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    Re: The meaning of "heavily"

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    ac‧cen‧ted / əkˈsentəd, əkˈsentɪd $ ˈęksen- / adjective
    1 spoken with a foreign accent : He spoke heavily accented English.

    2 emphasized or given special importance : accented lighting

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    Re: The meaning of "heavily"

    Quote Originally Posted by Shamsiyan View Post
    What is the meaning of "heavily" in the following sentence:

    He spoke heavily accented English.
    It means a strong, noticeable accent of the person's native/heritage language when speaking English.

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