Adoption Pronunciation

The pronunciation of Adoption differs slightly between US and UK English:

US Pronunciation:
/əˈdɑpʃən/ (uh-DAHPSHuhn)

- "Ad" is pronounced like the "ad" in "sad"
- "op" is pronounced like the "op" in "option"
- "tion" is pronounced like the "tion" in "action"

Here's a breakdown of how to pronounce each syllable:
- uh- (like the "u" in "um")
- DAHPS- (like the "daps" in "daps", with a short "a" sound)
- huhn (like the "hun" in "hun", with a short "u" sound)

UK Pronunciation:
/əˈdɒpʃən/ (uh-DOPSHuhn)

- "Ad" is pronounced like the "ad" in "sad"
- "op" is pronounced like the "op" in "option"
- "tion" is pronounced like the "tion" in "action"

Here's a breakdown of how to pronounce each syllable:
- uh- (like the "u" in "um")
- DOPSH- (like the "dopsh" in "dopsh", with a shorter "o" sound)
- huhn (like the "hun" in "hun", with a short "u" sound)

Both pronunciations are widely accepted, and the difference is mainly in the vowel sound of the second syllable. In US English, the "o" is pronounced more like "ah", while in UK English, it's pronounced more like "oh" with a shorter "o" sound.

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