how to pronounce убыль


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убыль is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… нашла река на убыль охладел огонь в …”

meanings of убыль


  1. Subsidence.
  2. Losses, casualties.
  3. Diminution, decrease.

убыль frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word убыль occurs in russian on average 1.6 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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