how to pronounce овладеть


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the above transcription of овладеть 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.

овладеть is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… инструменты которые можно овладеть три …”

meanings of овладеть


  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.

овладеть frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word овладеть occurs in russian on average 5.2 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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