how to pronounce страховать


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страховать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… дорогостоящие вещи стоит страховать при …”

meanings of страховать


  1. To stand by (in sports).
  2. To guard against.
  3. To belay.
  4. To insure (to provide for compensation if some risk occurs).

страховать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word страховать occurs in russian on average 0.7 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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