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Is EXILE pronounced like " EGZAIL" or " EKSAIL"
Dictionaries show two types of pronounciation but which one is more correct and modern?

And the same about EXIT and ALEXANDER.

Thanks in advance.
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After sitting here saying assorted 'ex' words in various manners, I have concluded that in Britain these are usually pronounced Eks. In practise the sound variation is so tiny I would advise you keep with whichever one you can pronounce most comfortably. I doubt anyone will notice.
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Personally, I say GZ for all three.

As for the prefix "ex-":

"ex-" followed by a consonant (other than silent 'h'): eks [excellent, expect, exhale]
"ex-" followed by a vowel (or silent 'h' plus a vowel):
a) when the "ex-" is stressed: eks [exorcise, exigent, exhibition]
b) when the "ex-" is not stressed (the next syllable is stressed): egz [exorbitant, exhibit, examine]

Exceptions: exile, exit!!! (coincidence?) (But these can also be pronounced according to the 'rules' above.)

This is American English, by the way. British English may be different.

Emotion: geeked
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Hmmn, thinking again, there are 'egz' words in British English too. The b) examples above apply.
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Jimmy Hetfield from 'Metallica' sings EXIT in 'Enter Sandman' with EKS.

So you say there's no much difference?