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English pronunciation of “desert”

desert

verb [I or T] (RUN AWAY)  
 
uk
/dɪˈzɜːt/
How to pronounce desert verb (RUN AWAY) in British English
 
us
/-ˈzɝːt/
How to pronounce desert verb (RUN AWAY) in American English
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(Pronunciation of desert verb (RUN AWAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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