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    ^ I'd say fay-go-cytes as well. I very rarely manage to pronounce the word anemone correctly.
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    I can't say anemone, takes me a few attempts. Also can't pronounce 'frothy' correctly, which really sucks when a customer asks the difference between a cappuccino or latte. I did discover (whilst drunk, how else?) that I can say it if I start the sentence with 'a frog in a frock was rather frothy' but that doesn't really fit into everyday conversation... :rolleyes:
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    can anyone help me with the pronounciation of beneficence, non-maleficence and anesthetist please?
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    I find it quite a lot, less so now though. I think its because I read so much when I was younger I came across a lot of words and knew what they meant but had never heard anyone say them.
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    (Original post by mfc1993DP)
    can anyone help me with the pronounciation of beneficence, non-maleficence and anesthetist please?
    An-ee-that-ist.
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    Sound it out, usually
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      Depends what language it is in
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      (Original post by tenhornedbeast)
      http://dictionary.cambridge.org/ - I use this.
      I don't trust Cambridge... Not after I saw a video of a student telling Borat that they don't allow prostitutes on campus.

      I pronounce Deadmau5 as either Dead-mow-five or Dead-mouse, depending on the people around me.

      Meme has always been 'meem'.
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        Ill just ask another person
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        I didn't know how to pronounce 'renege' until I saw it on The Apprentice last night.
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          (Original post by blu tack)
          I didn't know how to pronounce 'renege' until I saw it on The Apprentice last night.
          How do you pronounce it? Is it "ren-edge" I think its like this though "ren-egg"
         
         
         
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