заставлять

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Etymology[edit]

Imperfective of заставить (zastavitʹ), from за- (za-) +‎ ставить (stavitʹ). The sense “to compel” is a calque of German anhalten.

Verb[edit]

заставля́ть (zastavljátʹimpf (perfective заста́вить)

  1. to compel, to force, to make
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заставля́ть (zastavljátʹimpf (perfective заста́вить)

  1. to block up, to close off
  2. to fill, to cram, to jam, to clutter

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