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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *otъvěťati. Synchronically as if from отве́тить (otvétitʹ) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɐtvʲɪˈt͡ɕætʲ]
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VerbEdit

отвеча́ть (otvečátʹimpf (perfective отве́тить)

  1. to answer, to reply
  2. to be responsible for, to be accountable for, to be liable for
  3. to account for, to answer for
  4. to be held to account for, to be called to account for

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