Choose the word whose main stress from the rest: difficulty, community, ability, effectively
Correct answer: A
Knowledge: Word stress with 4 syllables
A. difficulty /ˈdɪfɪkəlti/
B. community /kəˈmjuːnəti/
C. ability /əˈbɪləti/
D. effectively /ɪˈfektɪvli/
The stress of the word “difficulty” falls on the first syllable, in the rest of the words the stress falls on the second syllable.