how to pronounce запугать


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the above transcription of запугать 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.

запугать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… более не дай бог его запугать и …”

meanings of запугать


  1. To intimidate, to cow, to browbeat.

запугать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word запугать occurs in russian on average 1.9 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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