how to pronounce эшелон


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the above transcription of эшелон 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.

эшелон is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… отправлен первый эшелон с волжскими …”

meanings of эшелон


  1. Echelon.
  2. Special train, troop train.

эшелон frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word эшелон 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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