how to pronounce поступать


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поступать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… быть выбор как ему поступать уж со своим …”

meanings of поступать


  1. To enter, to join, to matriculate.
  2. To act, to behave.
  3. To arrive, to come in, to be received, to be forthcoming.
  4. To treat (with), to deal (with), to handle.

поступать frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word поступать occurs in russian on average 16.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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