how to pronounce полагать


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the above transcription of полагать 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.

полагать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… есть немало оснований полагать нет ни …”

meanings of полагать


  1. To apply, to impose.
  2. To define.
  3. To infer, to suppose, to guess, to believe, to think, to reckon.

полагать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word полагать occurs in russian on average 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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