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English pronunciation of “hurtful”

hurtful

adjective  
 
uk
/ˈhɜːt.fəl/
How to pronounce hurtful adjective in British English
 
us
/ˈhɝːt-/
How to pronounce hurtful adjective in American English
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(Pronunciation of hurtful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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