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The pronunciation of any word in English (or any language at all) is not Universal. This is because there are many different dialects of The English Language — both throughout America, and also world-wide. The pronunciations that are presented on GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! are based-upon a combination of both “common usage”, and the most neutral accent used in The International Common Tongue — a.k.a. “American English”.
Architecture – For this word: the “A” is pronounced like the short letter “o”; the “ch” combination is pronounced like the single hard letter “c”; the “i” is pronounced as an i-schwa; the “e” is short; the “c” is hard; and for the “-ture” suffix – the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it); the “u” disappears; and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue).
– /AHR-kih-tehk-ch’r/ – /ˈɑr.kə(ʌ).tɛk.tʃɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –
See Also: Architect
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