how to pronounce отпустить


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отпустить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… думала досидеть не или отпустить но я до …”

meanings of отпустить


  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.

отпустить frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word отпустить occurs in russian on average 6.4 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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