how to pronounce шантаж


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the above transcription of шантаж 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.

шантаж is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… мир был шантаж социальный это отдельная …”

meanings of шантаж


  1. Blackmail (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation).

шантаж frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word шантаж occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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