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    pronunciation of solution

    Hello everyone,

    I remember a few days ago, I was watching a documentary and I heard a native speaker pronounce solution like this: SOLUSEN

    I have been checking the dictionaries but I can't find this pronunciation. In which accent / dialect is solution pronounced like that?

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    #2

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Solution isn't pronounced that way in any dialect I'm aware of.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    I remember a few days ago, I was watching a documentary and I heard a native speaker pronounce solution like this: SOLUSEN
    Do you have a link to that documentary? Are you sure the word in question was "solution"?

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    #4

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    That's not how it's pronounced in any variant. If you want to hear native speakers from all over the globe saying a word, head to Forvo.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Do you have a link to that documentary? Are you sure the word in question was "solution"?
    Unfortunately, I could not find a link.

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    #6

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That's not how it's pronounced in any variant. If you want to hear native speakers from all over the globe saying a word, head to Forvo.
    I am 100% sure that sometimes they pronounce negotiate like this : Negociate.

    But that pronunciation is not on the website you have mentioned.

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    #7

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Unfortunately, I could not find a link.
    Can you remember what it was called?

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    I am 100% sure that sometimes they pronounce negotiate like this : Negociate.

    But that pronunciation is not on the website you have mentioned.
    I should have been clearer - I didn't mean that you should use only Forvo. I meant that it's useful as an addition to pronunciations given in dictionaries.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Can you remember what it was called?

    Negative.

    I see a lot of stuff on youtube.

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    #9

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    I am 100% sure that sometimes they pronounce negotiate like this : Negociate.

    But that pronunciation is not on the website you have mentioned.
    As you can see here, the spelling used to be "negociate" but that spelling (and presumably the associated pronunciation) is now considered obsolete. There are bound to be a few people sticking with it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: pronunciation of solution

    Many people say negosiate but nobody says solusion, unless by accident or if they have some kind of speech impediment.

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