how to pronounce упор


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the above transcription of упор 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.

упор is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… у нас очень большой упор идет на …”

meanings of упор


  1. Support, rest (object designed to be used to support something else).
  2. Stop, prop (e.g. a door stop).
  3. Spike (of stringed instruments).
  4. Stress, emphasis.

упор frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word упор occurs in russian on average 9.1 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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