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chestnut

adjective
 
uk
/ˈtʃes.nʌt/
How to pronounce chestnut adjective in British English
 
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(Pronunciation of chestnut adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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