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    Silhouette

    How do you read this word?
    Silhouette???


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    Re: Silhouette

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    How do you readsay this word?
    Silhouette???
    sill - oo - et [as in bet]

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    Re: Silhouette

    My dictionary says it without oo in the middle. Any way thanks a bunch.

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    Re: Silhouette

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    My dictionary says it without oo in the middle. Any way thanks a bunch.
    Some use "oo," some use "o."

    What does your dictionary say?


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    Re: Silhouette

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    My dictionary says it without oo in the middle. Any way thanks a bunch.
    So does it suggest "sill - wet"?

    The word is a French name, and usually needs the "oo". It is broken into "sil/houette"

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    Re: Silhouette

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    How do you read this word?




    Silhouette???
    Try also,


    [sɪl'lo'wɜt]

    sill - low - wet

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