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My word is "dynamite" which has two meanings. 1)n. a powerful explosive made by soaking nitroglycerin in some absorbent, such as ammonium nitrate and wood pulp. 2)adj. outstanding, very exciting.

My question is - Which syllable receives the primary accent?

I don't understand.

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    Dictionaries usually show the pronunciation key before the definitions. Check this site and see if you can tell which syllable gets the primary accent? You'll may need to click on the pronunciation key link for further explanations.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/dynamite

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