how to pronounce декрет


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декрет is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… папа не уходят в декрет не сидит дома с …”

meanings of декрет


  1. Colloq. maternity leave (short for декре́тный отпуск).
  2. Decree, edict.

декрет frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word декрет occurs in russian on average 2.4 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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