Focus on the pronunciation of patriot
English definition of “patriot”
/ˈpeɪ·tri·ət/, /-ˌɑt/ n [C]
› a person who loves his or her country and defends it when necessary › US history A patriot during the American Revolution was a person who believed in or fought for independence from Britain patriotic
/ˌpeɪ·triˈɑt̬·ɪk/ adj › Candidates love to associate themselves with patriotic values. patriotism
/ˈpeɪ·tri·əˌtɪz·əm/ n [U] › This really calls into question his patriotism.