how to pronounce смывать


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смывать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… надписи стали смывать при этом стали …”

meanings of смывать


  1. To wash off, to flush.
  2. To wash away, to wash down.
  3. To wash away, to redeem, to atone.

смывать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word смывать occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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