how to pronounce облом


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облом is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of облом


  1. Something broken off, fragment.
  2. Failure.
  3. Frustration.
  4. Breaking off (breaking a piece off of something).
  5. Place of fracture.
  6. Breastwork.
  7. Crack or bump at a place of fracture.
  8. Molding.

облом frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word облом occurs in russian on average 2 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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