how to pronounce заложить


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заложить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… готов заложить верующими до в общем все …”

meanings of заложить


  1. To harness, to put a horse, to get ready a carriage.
  2. To put, to lay, to place.
  3. To pawn, to pledge, to mortgage.
  4. To heap (with), to pile (with), to block up (with).
  5. To betray, to give up (to police).
  6. To lay the foundation (of), to lay.

заложить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word заложить occurs in russian on average 2.4 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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