how to pronounce заводить


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заводить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… грузом машинки можно заводить сейф будет …”

meanings of заводить


  1. To start (a motor), to wind up (clock).
  2. To take, to bring, to lead.
  3. To get somebody worked up.
  4. To establish, to set up, to found.
  5. To form, to contract.
  6. To get, to procure, to acquire, to buy.
  7. To start.

заводить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word заводить occurs in russian on average 4.4 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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