Franglish

In English, most 2-syllable words are stressed on the first syllable...

Listen to the following pairs to contrast nouns and verbs.

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'content / con'tent
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'export / ex'port
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'permit / per'mit
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'record / re'cord
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'update / up'date

All these nouns are stressed on the first syllable
whereas the verbs are stressed on the second syllable.