how to pronounce тормозить


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тормозить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… может немножко тормозить карьеру а …”

meanings of тормозить


  1. To hinder, to impede, to slow down.
  2. To brake.

тормозить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word тормозить occurs in russian on average 3.8 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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