how to pronounce избежать


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избежать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… валюту и избежать паники среди населения …”

meanings of избежать


  1. To keep off, to steer clear, to shun.
  2. To escape (from trouble, misfortune, punishment, etc.).
  3. To refrain from.
  4. To avoid, to evade, to elude.

избежать frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word избежать occurs in russian on average 35.8 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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