How to Pronounce “Adept”



When used as an adjective (eg. “He is adept at speaking.” “She is adept at Kung Fu.”), the accent is on the SECOND syllable (a -DEPT).

When used as a noun (“She is an ageless adept.” “The adept taught me about agelessness.”), the accent is on the FIRST syllable (A-dept).

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