how to pronounce обгонять


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the above transcription of обгонять 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.

обгонять is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… мне позволили обгонять машину из любви к …”

meanings of обгонять


  1. To overtake.
  2. To excel, to surpass.

обгонять frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word обгонять occurs in russian on average 0.7 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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