Syncope Accent Reduction Pronunciation


The word "every" is pronounced ev'ry. The second e sound is eliminated. A technical word for this is "syncope". 

Pronouncing "camera" as "camera" instead of "cam'ra" is not usual. The same thing goes for "chocolate", which is pronounced "choc'lət.

Here's a list of common words in which a vowel sound is eliminated: 

Syncope Vowel Sound Elimination  

Here's a podcast by Mandy Egle from the Pronuncian site and the Seattle Learning Academy: #71: Dropped syllables, syncope