how to pronounce гласность


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гласность is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… том что уже царь говорил гласность но …”

meanings of гласность


  1. Glasnost (Soviet policy).
  2. Public, publicity.
  3. Openness.

гласность frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word гласность occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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