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absurd

view main entry for absurd adjective  /əbˈsɜrd/ /əbˈzɜrd/
British English pronunciation: absurd
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British English pronunciation: absurd
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absurdityabsurdities

noun [countable/uncountable]

This is the American English pronunciation of absurd.

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