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How to say: William Patey

Host Host | 11:09 UK time, Thursday, 3 August 2006

A guide to words and names in the news, from Lena Olausson of the BBC Pronunciation Unit.

"Today's name is Britain's outgoing ambassador to Iraq, William Patey. The pronunciation is PAY-ti."
(Click for a guide to our phonetic pronunciations (PDF).)


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