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    Pronunciation of "medicine"

    It seems that some people pronounce "medicine" differently depending on its meaning, i.e. whether its means medical science or a drug. Are you the person who distinguish between these different pronunciations?

    To my knowledge, the former is pronounced as "medisn" and the latter as "medsn."

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    Re: Pronunciation of "medicine"

    I'm not aware of it having anything to do with the intended use of the word. I use the full three-syllable pronunciation no matter what I'm referring to. My late grandfather used the two-syllable version.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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