how to pronounce зажать


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the above transcription of зажать 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.

зажать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ведро зажать так вообще за счастье если …”

meanings of зажать


  1. To stop up, to block up, to plug up.
  2. To suppress, to stifle, to restrict.
  3. To press, to squeeze, to clutch.
  4. To start to reap, to start to harvest.

зажать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word зажать occurs in russian on average 0.9 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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