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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    How do you pronounce this word?

    I would like to know how this word - PROFIADS ("profi" + "ads" combined) - is pronounced in English. I checked with Google Translate - translate.google.com/#en/en/profiads - but I'm not sure if this is how people really pronounce it.

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2

    Re: How do you pronounce this word?

    It's a made-up portmanteau word, so the pronunciation is not fixed, but I would say /prɒfi:ędz/

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    #3

    Re: How do you pronounce this word?

    Made up, and - indeed - gruesome When you see 'words' like this, count your spoons!

    b

  4. Newbie
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    #4

    Re: How do you pronounce this word?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's a made-up portmanteau word, so the pronunciation is not fixed, but I would say /prɒfi:ędz/
    This is how I also thought that will sound. Now I have the confirmation :) Thank you Tdol!

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