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EtymologyEdit

задержа́ть (zaderžátʹ) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zɐˈdʲerʐɨvətʲ]
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VerbEdit

заде́рживать (zadérživatʹimpf (perfective задержа́ть)

  1. to detain, to hold back, to stop
  2. to delay, to check
  3. to arrest, to detain
  4. to slow down, to retard, to delay, to hamper
    заде́рживать дыха́ниеzadérživatʹ dyxánijeto hold one's breath

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