how to pronounce сократить


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сократить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… как сократить число вещей но при этом …”

meanings of сократить


  1. To reduce, to cut, to curtail, to retrench.
  2. To cancel, to abbreviate by cancellation.
  3. To shorten, to curtail, to abridge, to abbreviate.
  4. To dismiss, to discharge; to lay off.

сократить frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word сократить occurs in russian on average 10.5 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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