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    afternoon

    Please help me,

    I have a query about pronunciation of the word "afternoon" as belows.
    Normally, I put the stress at the first sound (`afternoon), but I’ve just seen in a dictionary that the stress is at the first sound and also before the sound “noon” (`after`noon).
    Now I feel confused & don’t know which is right.

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    Re: afternoon

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixqn81 View Post
    Please help me,

    I have a query about pronunciation of the word "afternoon" as belows.
    Normally, I put the stress at the first sound (`afternoon), but I’ve just seen in a dictionary that the stress is at the first sound and also before the sound “noon” (`after`noon).
    Now I feel confused & don’t know which is right.
    Neither one. Pronounce it with the last syllable stressed (afternoon.)

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    Re: afternoon

    Afternoon | Define Afternoon at Dictionary.com

    The dictionary gives different stress depending on whether it's used as a noun or adjective.

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