how to pronounce кордон


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кордон is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… я отсылаю к работам кордон ска мне …”

meanings of кордон


  1. Ranger station (in a nature preserve).
  2. Cordon (troops or guards deployed in a line to encircle or protect an area).
  3. Outpost, pickets, guards detachment.
  4. Border, frontier.

кордон frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word кордон occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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