how to pronounce близость


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the above transcription of близость is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

близость is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of близость in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… не знаю там близость к природе вот это …”

meanings of близость


  1. Nearness, proximity, closeness.
  2. Intimacy.

близость frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word близость occurs in russian on average 6.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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