Typical dictionaries provide you with audio snippets and usage examples like below:
wandering about with no place to go
a few spectators standing about
I've had about all I can stand
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Thoughts* on how to pronounce
The pronunciation of the word 'about' is one of the most often used examples when differentiating American and Canadian accents. It is common, for example, to hear a Canadian pronounce the word as if the 'u' were replaced with an 'o'.
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evolve overtime. They are typically informal and may use different a phonetic pronunciation
alphabet from time to time.