how to pronounce пребывать


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пребывать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… достигнешь практически пребывать в …”

meanings of пребывать


  1. To be (in some state or condition), to stay, to remain.
  2. To be (at some place), to stay, to remain.

пребывать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пребывать occurs in russian on average 3.2 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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