how to pronounce оправдание


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оправдание is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… кокетство и это не оправдание себя а это …”

meanings of оправдание


  1. Justification, explanation.
  2. Excuse, reason.
  3. Acquittal, vindication (legal decision).

оправдание frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word оправдание occurs in russian on average 8.1 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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