how to pronounce прикрывать


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прикрывать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… всячески его прикрывать выводить вот из …”

meanings of прикрывать


  1. To cover, to screen, to close / shut softly.
  2. To protect, to shelter, to cover, to shield.
  3. To liquidate, to close down.
  4. To cover up, to conceal.

прикрывать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word прикрывать occurs in russian on average 1.5 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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