how to pronounce терпеть


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терпеть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… погодный проект над которым терпеть его …”

meanings of терпеть


  1. To undergo (a change, especially a negative one).
  2. To endure, to suffer, to tolerate, to stand.

терпеть frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word терпеть occurs in russian on average 18.3 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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