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American pronunciation of 

irrigate

view main entry for irrigate verb  /ˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt/
British English pronunciation: irrigate
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irrigation

  /ˌɪrɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: irrigation
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