how to pronounce отбить


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the above transcription of отбить 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.

отбить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… может отбить желание у компании повышать …”

meanings of отбить


  1. To liberate (by force).
  2. To beat, to drum, to strike (a rhythm).
  3. To beat off (an attack; enemies), to repulse.
  4. To knock off, to break off.
  5. To take, to snatch away (by force).
  6. To parry, to return (a ball).

отбить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word отбить occurs in russian on average 3.3 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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