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сократи́ть

verb, perfective

partner сокраща́ть

rarely used word (top 7,000)

Translation

  • 1.

    shorten

    Also: curtail

  • 2.

    reduce

  • 3.

    abbreviate

  • 4.

    dismiss

    Also: discharge, lay off

Examples

Conjugation

PresentFuture
я-сокращу́
ты-сократи́шь
он/она́/оно́-сократи́т
мы-сократи́м
вы-сократи́те
они́-сократя́т
Imperative
тысократи́
высократи́те
Past
masculineсократи́л
feminineсократи́ла
neuterсократи́ло
pluralсократи́ли

Participles

Active present-
Active pastсократи́вшийsomeone who was doing
Passive present-
Passive pastсокращённый

brief, contracted, abbreviated

Gerund present-
Gerund past

сократи́в

сокративши

сократя́

while doing (past)

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Contributions

  • Yana edited conjugation 4 months ago
  • Lisa edited related words 1 year ago
  • Lisa edited related words 2 years ago
  • anonymous edited translation 3 years ago