how to pronounce ожидание


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ожидание is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… очаг к и отвечать на ожидание мужа …”

meanings of ожидание


  1. Expectation, waiting, pending.

ожидание frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word ожидание occurs in russian on average 12.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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