how to pronounce сменить


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the above transcription of сменить 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.

сменить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… рекомендовали сменить прежнюю фамилию …”

meanings of сменить


  1. To succeed (to come after).
  2. To change, to replace.

сменить frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word сменить occurs in russian on average 10.9 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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