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Top 20 English Words with Disappearing Syllables

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Top 20 English Words with Disappearing Syllables

Time is money in America. So when Americans say words with three or more syllables, it’s sometimes easier to delete a weak syllable (like a schwa vowel /ə/) in order to say it faster and more efficiently. It’s as if a syllable disappears. This helps the word sound more fluent and smooth when used in a sentence.

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