how to pronounce отпускать


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отпускать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… под нужно учиться отпускать нужно давать …”

meanings of отпускать


  1. To lessen, to ease.
  2. To temper, to draw.
  3. To supply, to serve, to issue, to give out, to sell.
  4. To grow, to let grow.
  5. To remit, to forgive.
  6. To slacken, to relax, to turn loose, to loosen.
  7. To allot, to assign, to allow, to provide.
  8. To release, to set free.
  9. To dismiss, to give leave.
  10. To let go, to let off.

отпускать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word отпускать occurs in russian on average 4.5 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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