how to pronounce закрыть


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закрыть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… но что мне закрыть этого мира нет мы не …”

meanings of закрыть


  1. To cover, to hide.
  2. To close, to shut.

закрыть frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word закрыть occurs in russian on average 27.4 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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