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soviet

noun so·vi·et \ˈsō-vē-ˌet, ˈsä-, -vē-ət\

: an elected council in the former U.S.S.R.

Soviets : the people and especially the political and military leaders of the former U.S.S.R.

Full Definition of SOVIET

1
:  an elected governmental council in a Communist country
2
plural capitalized
a :  bolsheviks
b :  the people and especially the political and military leaders of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
soviet adjective often capitalized
so·vi·et·ism \-vē-ə-ˌti-zəm\ noun often capitalized
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Examples of SOVIET

  1. disputes between Americans and Soviets
  2. The plan was opposed by the Soviets.

Origin of SOVIET

Russian sovet council, soviet
First Known Use: 1917

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