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Template:IPA fixes broken display of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) characters in MS Internet Explorer 6 for Windows. In other web browsers, it doesn't affect font display at all.

An example, placing a phonetic rendering of the word characters in Template:IPA:


The result will be a span with a style attribute, like this:


Without template:IPA :


[The last two should only look different if you are using Internet Explorer on Windows, or if you have a custom style defined for IPA text.]