How to pronounce the word ‘abolition’

During an interview on the British current affairs programme, Hardtalk, several years ago, Singaporean academic and former diplomat Kishore Mahbubani pronounced the word ‘abolition’ in a very peculiar way. He pronounced it as ‘a-BAW-li-shun’.

The correct way to pronounce ‘abolition’ is ‘AE-buh-li-shun’.

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