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    raindoctor is offline Member
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    Default Re: Pronunciation of a/an.

    There is a wide spread phenomenon of pre-velar nasal tensing (in general, pre-nasal tensing) in AmE: CAT vowel becoming BET vowel.

    an apple: ɛn'pəl (pre-nasal tensing)

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    Default Re: Pronunciation of a/an.

    The official version according to most sources is:
    /ən; when stressed n/

    However, if you use Google dictionary to listen to the 'an' it sounds like an ɛ.

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