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  1. the ancient mariner
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    pronunciation for purchase

    Is tehre another pronunciation for the word purchase except for pr'chĭs? Such as pr'chās?

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    Re: pronunciation for purchase

    Yes. The final vowel, written <a>, can also be pronounced as a schwa, as in the word <the>, or as a wedge, as in the word <up>.

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