how to pronounce овладевать


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овладевать is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… его нежелание овладевать городом имеет …”

meanings of овладевать


  1. To overcome (of feelings).
  2. To get control over, to dominate.
  3. To master, to become proficient.
  4. To seize, to capture, to become the owner.

овладевать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word овладевать occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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