Asked • 04/10/19

Pronunciation of "diplomatie"?

I heard it pronounced as if it were "diplomacie" on the radio, and then I checked it in a few places online and they all pronounced it like that as well. Why is the *t* being pronounced as a *c*? Is *-atie* always pronounced like that?

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Stephanie W. answered • 04/12/19

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