how to pronounce упадок


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the above transcription of упадок is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

упадок is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… бог ты можешь их под стол упадок вкусно …”

meanings of упадок


  1. Decline, decay, decadence.
  2. Collapse, breakdown.

упадок frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word упадок occurs in russian on average 3.2 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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