how to pronounce отступать


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отступать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… войск у не они могли отступать там …”

meanings of отступать


  1. To digress, to back off.
  2. To retreat, to fall back.

отступать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word отступать occurs in russian on average 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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