Agency Pronunciation

American and British English Pronunciation of Agency.

Agency Pronunciation in American English:

IPA Notation: /ˈeɪ.dʒən.si/

Phonetic Spelling: AY-jən-see

Breakdown:

/ˈeɪ/: The first syllable is stressed and pronounced with a diphthong, starting with a sound like the "a" in "say" and gliding into an "ee" sound.

/dʒən/: The second syllable is unstressed, with "j" like the "g" in "giant" and a schwa sound for the "e," pronounced as a neutral, unstressed vowel sound (like the "a" in "sofa"), followed by an "n" sound.

/si/: The third syllable is unstressed, with "i" pronounced like the "ee" in "see."

Agency Pronunciation in British English:

IPA Notation: /ˈeɪ.dʒən.si/

Phonetic Spelling: AY-jən-see

Breakdown:

/ˈeɪ/: The first syllable is stressed and pronounced with a diphthong, starting with a sound like the "a" in "say" and gliding into an "ee" sound.

/dʒən/: The second syllable is unstressed, with "j" like the "g" in "giant" and a schwa sound for the "e," pronounced as a neutral, unstressed vowel sound (like the "a" in "sofa"), followed by an "n" sound.

/si/: The third syllable is unstressed, with "i" pronounced like the "ee" in "see."

In both American and British English, the pronunciation of "agency" is very similar, with the same diphthong in the first syllable and the same pronunciation of the subsequent syllables.

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