how to pronounce покидать


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покидать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… а ионы лития будут вновь покидать графит …”

meanings of покидать


  1. To abandon, to desert.
  2. To leave, to quit, to forsake.
  3. To throw, to cast.

покидать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word покидать occurs in russian on average 4.1 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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