how to pronounce острота


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острота is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ощущений она не острота конечно уходит …”

meanings of острота


  1. Acuity (acuteness).
  2. Joke, witticism, one-liner.
  3. Sharpness (quality of being sharp (as a knife)).

острота frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word острота occurs in russian on average 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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