pronunciationnoun [ C or U ]us uk /prəˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/
B1 how words are pronounced:
There are two different pronunciations of this word.
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PronunciationPronunciation means how we say words. Most people speak the dialect of standard English with an accent that belongs to the part of the country they come from or live in. Learners of British English commonly hear RP (received pronunciation), which is an accent often used on the BBC and other news media and in some course materials for language learners, but it is also common to hear a variety of regional accents of English from across the world. …