how to pronounce ступень


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the above transcription of ступень 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.

ступень is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… это будет некая новая ступень вверх и в …”

meanings of ступень


  1. Degree, grade, level, phase, stage.
  2. Step, footstep, rung.
  3. Step (interval between two contiguous degrees of the scale).

ступень frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ступень occurs in russian on average 4.2 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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