how to pronounce дожить


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the above transcription of дожить 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.

дожить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… как-то дожить как бы я не исключаю …”

meanings of дожить


  1. To live, to remain alive, to survive (until), to live to see.
  2. To find oneself in a disgraceful condition.
  3. To stay, to spend (the rest of).
  4. To use up the last of one's money.

дожить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word дожить occurs in russian on average 3.3 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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