how to pronounce тушить


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тушить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… будет тушить очистные сооружения …”

meanings of тушить


  1. To turn off (light).
  2. To suppress.
  3. To stew, to braise (in cooking).
  4. To quench.
  5. To extinguish, to put out.

тушить frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word тушить occurs in russian on average 8.4 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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