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    Hello there,

    How do I write and how do I pronounce the phrase : "A unified architecture...."

    A unified seems correct to me, but according to grammar rules shouldn't this be "An unified" because u is a vowel?

    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by panosgr View Post
    Hello there,

    How do I write and how do I pronounce the phrase : "A unified architecture...."

    A unified seems correct to me, but according to grammar rules shouldn't this be "An unified" because u is a vowel?

    thanks
    "U" in "unified" is pronounced like "you", that is /ju:/. The sound /j/ is a consonant, so we say "a unified architecture", not "an".

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    thanks a lot, that makes sense!

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