how to pronounce потерпеть


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потерпеть is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… но они должны были потерпеть с …”

meanings of потерпеть


  1. To suffer, to stand, to tolerate.
  2. To suffer.
  3. To be patient, to keep one's patience.

потерпеть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word потерпеть occurs in russian on average 2.4 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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