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According to learners dictionaries (Cobuild, Oxford, Macmillan, Longman which are based on British English), The correct pronunciation of "attitude" is "ætɪtjuːd." I'm not sure of if it was my imagination, but a British English speaker (an actor) pronounced it "ætətjuːd", not "ætɪtjuːd." Would you be kind enough to tell me whether "ætətjuːd" is also correct, excellent pronunciation in British English?

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You can go to the Cambridge Dictionary to get the phonetic sounds:

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/attitude

attitude

noun

uk /ˈæt.ɪ.tʃuːd/ us /ˈæt̬.ə.tuːd/

And you can press the speaker button to hear the sound.

I note that none of your pronunciations matches that of Cambridge's. I am not sure whether you had difficulty reproducting the symbols or simply have a different pronunciation.

I am not a British speaker, so I can't tell you whether alternative pronunciations are correct.


Addendum: As I looked further down the page in the dictionary, I see another pronunciation. This seems to match your pronunciation. I hope this helps.

Attitude in Business English

attitude noun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈætɪtjuːd/ us

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Thanks for your help. It seems that Cambridge alone suggests "æt.ɪ.tʃuːd". Other British dictionaries say "ætɪtjuːd". After my searching Youtube , actually, a lot of British Speakers seem to pronounce it "tʃuːd" not "tjuːd". (Cambridge is the winner) But what I want to see most as a learner is not about whether it's "tʃuːd" or "tjuːd", but "æt.ɪ." or "æt̬.ə." According to Cambridge dictionary, American English speakers say "æt̬.ə" and British speakers say "æt.ɪ.". But I think I heard that a British English speaker (an actor) pronounced it "æt̬.ə" not "æt.ɪ.". So I'd like to see whether "æt̬.ə" is also the correct pronunciation in British English. In other words, according to Cambridge, both "æt.ɪ.tʃuːd" and "æt̬.ə.tʃuːd" are correct in British English?

I am a Canadian who is not well versed in British pronunciations. The American pronunciation is correct. It sounds familiar.

Regarding acceptable British pronunciations, I hope an British person reads this post and responds. At this point, your knowledge on the topic is greater than mine.

What I can do is to make my prior answer a non-answer. By doing that, I hope others will look at your question and provide you with an answer.

Good luck.

This is dictionary stuff. Here's a link to the Oxford:

https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/attitude


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You can hear speakers from the UK and US pronounce attitude here .

BillJhttps://www.lexico.com/en/definition/attitude

The dictionary (OED) says "atjuːd" too. Then, in the event of a British English speaker pronouncing it "atjuːd" not ""atjuːd", Can I conclude with conviction that he or she mispronounce it?

SanjiFanboyCan I conclude with conviction that he or she mispronounces it?

Probably not—a lot of other people pronounce it the same way.

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The dictionary (OED) says "atjuːd" too. Then, in the event of a British English speaker pronouncing it "atjuːd" not ""atjuːd", Can I conclude with conviction that he or she mispronounce it?

I'd need to hear it before saying that.

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