заставлять

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Etymology 1[edit]

Imperfective of заста́вить ‎(zastávitʹ), from за- ‎(za-) +‎ ста́вить ‎(stávitʹ). The sense “to compel” is possibly a calque of German anhalten.

Verb[edit]

заставля́ть ‎(zastavljátʹimpf ‎(perfective заста́вить)

  1. to compel, force, make
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Etymology 2[edit]

Imperfective of заста́вить ‎(zastávitʹ), from за- ‎(za-) +‎ ста́вить ‎(stávitʹ).

Verb[edit]

заставля́ть ‎(zastavljátʹimpf ‎(perfective заста́вить)

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