how to pronounce вуз


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the above transcription of вуз 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.

вуз is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… препараты выписанные вуз не помогали …”

meanings of вуз


  1. Acronym of вы́сшее уче́бное заведе́ние (výsšeje učébnoje zavedénije, “higher/highest educational establishment"): university, college, institute.

вуз frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word вуз occurs in russian on average 4.6 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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