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Old 07-04-2016, 09:36 AM
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Mature?

Do you pronounce immature similarly?

I say:

Machure/immachure

I hear a lot of people on TV say matoor.


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Old 07-04-2016, 09:37 AM
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I say it the way you do.
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Old 07-04-2016, 09:37 AM
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I say it like you do.
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Old 07-04-2016, 09:38 AM
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I think I pronounce it like you do.
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Old 07-04-2016, 09:47 AM
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i hear a lot of people on tv say matoor.
I hate this pronunciation!


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Old 07-04-2016, 10:00 AM
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muh-ture, is houw I pronounce it
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:04 AM
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I definitely don't pronounce it like the newsies, but I can hear the T I think I say matchure
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:17 AM
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Machure/immachure
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:57 AM
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Matoor is an incorrect pronunciation of the word.
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Old 07-04-2016, 11:59 AM
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I pronounce the t and use a long u--like Tulips I think


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Old 07-04-2016, 12:12 PM
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I say it just like you!
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Old 07-04-2016, 01:13 PM
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According to Merriam-Webster, there are three acceptable pronunciations:
\mə-ˈtu̇r, -ˈtyu̇r also -ˈchu̇r\

This site had an interesting statement about how we end up with differing pronunciations.
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Old 07-04-2016, 01:42 PM
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I pronounce it ma - tyure.
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Old 07-04-2016, 07:29 PM
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I say it the same way - machure.
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Old 07-17-2016, 05:04 PM
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I pronounce it the way you do.
I hate the other way!
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