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I am a single word.

one of me is spelled the same as many of me

but many of me is said differently than one of me.

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  • $\begingroup$ This is getting a lot of valid answers, you may want to make your puzzle a little more specific. $\endgroup$
    – dcfyj
    Commented Oct 19, 2016 at 16:08
  • $\begingroup$ @paolo got it. I was rather specific (or at least I thought I was). The title of this question was a hint. framework = chassis. $\endgroup$
    – APrough
    Commented Oct 19, 2016 at 16:13
  • $\begingroup$ @downvoter - reason? $\endgroup$
    – APrough
    Commented Oct 20, 2016 at 11:48

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I had the same idea as Dan Russell. My suggestion is:

Chassis. There is probably several other words of French origin that end in an 's' that aren't pronounced in the singular and that don't change in the plural.

EDIT: That was a lucky guess on my part! I didn't even notice it fitted the title.

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The word you're looking for may be

Corps

The singular version is pronounced

Core

While the plural version is pronounced

Cores

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  • $\begingroup$ support your answer with this :dictionary.com/browse/corps $\endgroup$
    – Sid
    Commented Oct 19, 2016 at 13:37
  • $\begingroup$ @Sid Thanks for the link, I'm trying to, but I can't figure out how to format it prettily, every time it comes close it comes across as a broken image. $\endgroup$
    – Sconibulus
    Commented Oct 19, 2016 at 13:46
  • $\begingroup$ @Sconibulus Just needed a space after your spoiler tag. $\endgroup$ Commented Oct 19, 2016 at 13:50
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This is pretty dubious, but

one possible plural of "status" is "status" but with the "u" pronounced long rather than short -- it's from a Latin noun of the fourth declension.

It's dubious because

most people most of the time just say "statuses".

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I think it could be

a

I am a single word.

It is

one of me is spelled the same as many of me

a in French means at

but many of me is said differently than one of me.

Pronounced differently

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Fracas? (S silent in singular, sounded in plural)

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    $\begingroup$ This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post. - From Review $\endgroup$ Commented Oct 19, 2016 at 16:57
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    $\begingroup$ @BeastlyGerbil This absolutely does provide an answer to the question. It may not be correct, but it's not a critique/clarification/comment! $\endgroup$ Commented Oct 20, 2016 at 14:25

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