how to pronounce уменьшать


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уменьшать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… его нужно уменьшать как раз и есть такие …”

meanings of уменьшать


  1. To diminish, to decrease, to lessen, to reduce, to abate.

уменьшать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word уменьшать occurs in russian on average 2.8 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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