how to pronounce окружать


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окружать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… например не запад но окружать себя …”

meanings of окружать


  1. To encircle, to ring in.
  2. To surround, to lavish.
  3. To gather round.
  4. To encircle, to round up.

окружать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word окружать occurs in russian on average 1.2 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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