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verb [I or T] (MORE GENTLE)  
How to pronounce soften verb (MORE GENTLE) in British English
How to pronounce soften verb (MORE GENTLE) in American English
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(Pronunciation of soften verb (MORE GENTLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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