how to pronounce плен


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the above transcription of плен 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.

плен is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… все мы попадаем в плен вот вот этой …”

meanings of плен


  1. Captivity, custody.

плен frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word плен occurs in russian on average 6.7 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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