how to pronounce миновать


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the above transcription of миновать 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.

миновать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… беспросветно муки чтобы миновать 3 …”

meanings of миновать


  1. To turn (an age).
  2. To end, to finish.
  3. To evade.
  4. To go by, to go past (without any affect).
  5. To pass, to elapse (of time).

миновать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word миновать occurs in russian on average 1.7 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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