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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdʲejstvəvətʲ]
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Etymology 1Edit

де́йство (déjstvo) +‎ -овать (-ovatʹ)

VerbEdit

де́йствовать (déjstvovatʹimpf

  1. to do an action or activity
    де́йстововать в интере́сах госуда́рства
    déjstovovatʹ v interésax gosudárstva
    to act in the interest of the government

Etymology 2Edit

Same as above.

VerbEdit

де́йствовать (déjstvovatʹimpf (perfective поде́йствовать)

  1. to affect, to have an effect on
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