how to pronounce сокращение


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the above transcription of сокращение 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.

сокращение is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… да все это уже даже не сокращение то …”

meanings of сокращение


  1. Abridgment.
  2. Abbreviation.
  3. Contraction, short form.
  4. Reduction, curtailment.
  5. Downsizing.

сокращение frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word сокращение occurs in russian on average 10.8 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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