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    GoodTaste is offline Key Member
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    pragmatist --[ˈpraɡmədəst] vs.[ˈpraɡmətist]

    iPhone's Siri recognizes both [ˈpraɡmədəst] and [ˈpraɡmətist] and spells out "pragmatist" correctly.

    The question is: Do you readily accept both pronunciations? Or do you prefer one to another? Obviously, if you don't know how to spell the word, pronouncing [ˈpraɡmətist] will help.

    pragmatist
    [ˈpraɡmədəst]
    NOUN
    a person who is guided more by practical considerations than by ideals.
    "hardheaded pragmatists firmly rooted in the real world"

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: pragmatist --[ˈpraɡmədəst] vs.[ˈpraɡmətist]

    Either way is fine.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: pragmatist --[ˈpraɡmədəst] vs.[ˈpraɡmətist]

    For me, only the version with "t" is acceptable.

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