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Removes accents (diacritical marks) from a string.

Works with the following datatypes:

This function works with 2.1 endpoint(s). What does this mean? »

Use the unaccent(...) function to remove accents (diacritical marks) from a Text value. This is especially useful when working with geographic names (e.g., Montréal / Montreal) and other values that commonly appear in both accented and unaccented forms.

For example, you could use it to perform an “accent-insensitive” match on records in the City of Seattle’s library checkouts dataset:$where=unaccent(lower(creator)) = 'john le carre'