Focus on the pronunciation of trauma
English definition of “trauma”
/ˈtrɔ·mə/, /ˈtrɑʊ-/ n [C/U]
› severe shock caused by an injury: [U] She never recovered from the trauma of her mother’s illness. [U] The surgeon specialized in trauma (= sudden, severe injury), especially from gunshots. traumatic
/trɔˈmæt̬·ɪk/, /trɑʊ-/ adj › The death of someone we love is a traumatic event. traumatize
/ˈtrɔ·məˌtɑɪz/, /ˈtrɑʊ-/ v [T] › She was traumatized by the car accident.