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    Post the symbols and ' between brackets

    actually [kchully]
    average[vr'j]
    catholic [cthlk]
    different [diffr'nt]
    vegetable [vejt'bl]
    liberal [libr'l]

    Do you know what the symbols and ' between brackets mean?
    Explain what and ' between brackets are.
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: the symbols and ' between brackets

    It represents a missing letter:

    1. actually [kchully]
    => t is missing--it assimilates to u. The result is ch

    2. catholic [cthlk]
    => o is missing

    3. vegetable [vejt'bl]
    => e is missing

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