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Why does spell pronouncedsound like "|sbel|" while in dictionary it is "|spel|"?

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It's very clearI listened to the pronunciation of spell in WikiDictionaryWiktionary, and it sounds to me that it's pronounced as |sbel|, but—it sounds to me very clearly as a b sound. But in dictionaries, such as my Mac dictionary app, they say it's pronounced |spel| with a p sound. Could anybody please give me some information about thatthis pronunciation, and why the p sounds like a b? My first language is Chinese.

It's very clear in WikiDictionary it pronounced as |sbel|, but in dictionary it's |spel|. Could anybody please give me some information about that?

I listened to the pronunciation of spell in Wiktionary, and it sounds to me that it's pronounced as |sbel|—it sounds to me very clearly as a b sound. But in dictionaries, such as my Mac dictionary app, they say it's pronounced |spel| with a p sound. Could anybody please give me some information about this pronunciation, and why the p sounds like a b? My first language is Chinese.

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