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How to pronounce direct?
Is it pronounced straight or direct?
There are several ways pronounce is a word, all of which are equally correct and completely interchangeable. It could be pronounced /dɪrekt/, which can be approximated to dih-rehkt using the “ih” sound, as in “it”.
How to pronounce Straight American
The letter T is definitely silent?
In practice yes, in practice quiet if someone does not make much effort to pronounce it. When we have a consonant cluster here /ktl/, one sound is often not heard. The linguistic term for this is “dissimilation”.