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The Word “Action”

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[su_dropcap style=”flat”]T[/su_dropcap]he pronunciation of any word in English (or any language at all) is not Universal.  This is because there are many different dialects of The English Language — both throughout America, and also world-wide.  The pronunciations that are presented on GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! are based-upon a combination of both “common usage”, and the most neutral accent used in The International Common Tongue — a.k.a. “American English”.
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Pronunciation Of The Word “Action”


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Action – For this word:  the “A” is short;  the “c” is hard;  and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue).
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/æK-shihn//ˈæk.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

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See Also:  ActActed, Actions, Activate, Active, Actively, Activists, Activities, Activity, Actor, Actors, Actress, & Actresses

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