Consortium (pronunciation)

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The noun consortium is best pronounced in British academic English with four syllables, 'con-SORT-i- um'IPA: /kɒn ˈsɔːrt i əm/.

(The pronunciation in three syllables, 'con-SORSH-em' kɒn ˈsɔːr ʃəm}} is to be regarded in academic circles at least as an error.)
  • For a grammatical note on the plural form of consortium, go to consorti-; AWE also has a note on its meaning at consort.