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How many syllables does the word 'tour' have?



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The word "tour" is a monosyllable, meaning it has just one syllable. One, really. But many people may say it something like:

TOO-er. There are many words that are pronounced differently by different groups. Another example is "school", which for most speakers is one syllable, but pronounced "SKOO-al" by many.