I have been confident with my pronunciation of the word
presentation, which is
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary, the pronunciation of this word is as above in both AmE and BrE. I also listen to the human pronunciation given by the dictionary and decide that it must be
/ˌprez.ən'teɪ.ʃən/. Also, on http://dictionary.cambridge.org, both AmE and BrE versions are pronounced as
However, on the Oxford Learner's Dictionaries (http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com), this word is pronounced as BrE
/ˌpriːzenˈteɪʃn/ with the human pronunciation being clearly different.
So my questions:
- Why do the two 'reliable' dictionaries give different versions of pronunciation of
- Are both right? Which is more common?