how to pronounce настоять


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настоять is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… собственно в начале можно настоять на …”

meanings of настоять


  1. To draw, to extract, to infuse.
  2. To insist, to persist, to press on.

настоять frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word настоять occurs in russian on average 2.5 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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