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MisspeltVariations

Words with their commonly misspelt variation MisspeltVariations go through pdf

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US-UK

List of words having different meanings in American and British English […]

By | August 3rd, 2016|US-UK, wordsnotusedinUK|0 Comments

wordsnotusedinUK

A ·         acclimate (verb) (UK usually: acclimatise) ·         acetaminophen (or Tylenol) (UK: paracetamol) ·         affirmative action providing opportunities in education or work based on race or gender (UK: positive discrimination) ·         airplane a powered fixed-wing aircraft. Alteration of UK aeroplane, probably influenced by aircraft ·         aluminum (UK: aluminium) ·         amtrac Landing Vehicle Tracked, military vehicle [...]

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SpellingVariations

Spelling Variants This is a list of British English words that have different American English spellings, for example, colour (British English) and color (American English). Word pairs are listed with the British English version first, in italics, followed by the American English version: spelt, spelled Derived words often, but not always, follow their root. Thus "neighbour/neighbor" give "neighbourly/neighborly", "neighbouring/neighboring" [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Spelling, Variations|0 Comments

Silent Letters

Silent Letters Silent B: aplomb bomb climb comb crumb debt doubt dumb jamb lamb limb numb plumb subtle succumb thumb tomb   womb   Silent C: abscess crescent fluorescent miscellaneous scenario ascend descend incandescent muscle scene ascent descent isosceles obscene scent conscience disciple luminescent resuscitate scissors   Silent D: handkerchief sandwich # Wednesday   Silent G: [...]

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PronouncingWordsCorrevtly

Pronouncing the words correctly (A) aba.cus ‘aebukus ab.do.men ‘abdumun , abdomun abil.ity uh’biluhti ab.nor.mal Aeb’nawml , ub’nawml Abo.li.tion ,aebuh’lishun Abom.in.able Uh’bominubl Abor.tion Uh’bawshun Ab.sence ‘absuns Ab.sent ‘absunt Ab.sol.ute ‘absuloot , absu’loot abyss Uh’bis Aca.dem.ic ,aekuh’demik Ac.cede Uk’seed , ek’seed Ac.cept Uk’sept  ,ak’sept Ac.ci.dent ‘aeksidunt Ac.count.able Uh’kauntubl Ac.count.ability Uh,kauntu’biluti Ac.count.ancy(ant) Uh’kauntunsi(tunt) Ac.cuse Uh’kyooz Actor ‘aktuh(r) Ad.am.ant [...]

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misspelt

The following list, of about 350 words, is based on documented lists of the top 100, 200, or 400 most commonly misspelled words, rather than listing every conceivable misspelled word. Each word is followed by examples of misspellings: A–B absence – absense, absance acceptable – acceptible accidentally/accidently – accidentaly accommodate – accomodate, acommodate achieve – acheive acknowledge [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Miss Spelt|0 Comments

Homophones

Here are more homophone pairs than you can shake a stick at – just ask this pear of bares! It's quite likely that you will find some pairs on this list that are not homophones in your region. For example, boy and bouy are pronounced differently in some dialects, while they are pronounced the same in others. In order to make this [...]

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Common Misspellings

Correct spelling Spelling advice Common misspelling accommodate, accommodation two cs, two ms accomodate, accomodation achieve i before e acheive across one c accross aggressive, aggression two gs agressive, agression apparently -ent not -ant apparantly appearance ends with -ance appearence argument no e after the u arguement assassination two double s’s assasination basically ends with -ally basicly beginning double n before the -ing begining believe i before e beleive, belive bizarre one z, double -r bizzare business begins [...]

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