I'm a nonnative speaker of English and I've always been unsure about the pronunciation of "i" inside words like direct, organization, etc. I was thinking that it's a matter of choice between American and British usage to pronounce that "i" as
aɪ, or even
ə, but looking at some dictionaries made the situation more complex for me. For instance, MacMillan dictionary gives the American English pronunciation of "indirect" as
whereas the British English pronunciation is given as
So both of them include two versions and
ɪndaɪrekt in common. I thought that only British English had
Is there a prevailing rule in international English for this kind of pronunciation? What do native speakers think and suggest?