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Stakhanovite

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noun Sta·kha·nov·ite \stə-ˈkä-nə-ˌvīt\

Definition of Stakhanovite

  1. :  a Soviet industrial worker awarded recognition and special privileges for output beyond production norms

Stakhanovism play \-ˌvi-zəm\ noun
Stakhanovite adjective


Origin of stakhanovite

translation of Russian stakhanovets, from Alexei G. Stakhanov †1977 Russian miner


First Known Use: 1935


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