how to pronounce болид


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the above transcription of болид 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.

болид is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… посадить новичка в гоночный болид я даже …”

meanings of болид


  1. Race car.
  2. Bolide, fireball (extremely bright meteor).

болид frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word болид occurs in russian on average 1.2 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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