how to pronounce отказ


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the above transcription of отказ 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.

отказ is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… эффективное лечение не отказ от сахара …”

meanings of отказ


  1. Refusal, denial, repudiation, rejection, nonsuit.
  2. Breakdown, failure.
  3. Renunciation, disavowal.

отказ frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word отказ occurs in russian on average 21.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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