бездействие

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From без- (bez-) +‎ де́йствие (déjstvije), a calque of French inaction. First attested in 1788.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪzʲˈdʲejstvʲɪje]
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Noun[edit]

безде́йствие (bezdéjstvijen inan (genitive безде́йствия, nominative plural безде́йствия, genitive plural безде́йствий)

  1. inaction

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Arapova, N. S. (2000), “бездействие”, in Kalʹki v russkom jazyke poslepetrovskovo perioda. Opyt slovarja [Calques in Post-Petrine Russian. An Essay of a Dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 50