how to pronounce забыть


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забыть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… и важно не забыть пароль и кстати кто …”

meanings of забыть


  1. To forget.
  2. To leave, to forget to bring, to forget to take.
  3. To let it go, to let it slip.
  4. To neglect.

забыть frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word забыть occurs in russian on average 37.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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