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Is it pronounced epitome or epitomy?
Last Updated: 11th June, 2020
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In respect to this, what is an epitomy?
ˈp?t ? mi) n. 1. a person or thing that istypicalof or possesses to a high degree the features of a wholeclass;embodiment: She is the epitome of kindness.
Secondly, how do you spell epitomy? epitomy. Nothing makes you look quite sofoolishas spelling a sophisticated word incorrectly. Takendirectlyfrom Greek, where it means“abridgement,”“epitome” is now mostoften used to designate anextremely representative example of thegeneral class: “SnowWhite is the epitome of a Disneycartoonfeature.”
In this manner, can you pronounce epitome two ways?
This is why you pronounce it with an 'i'.Forinstance: Beauté => Beauty. As reported by the NOADandthe OED, Epitome is pronounced /?ˈp?d?mi/inAmerican English and /?ˈp?t?mi/ (or /?ˈp?t?mi/)inBritish English.
How do you say epitome in British English?