an·​ti-So·​vi·​et | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsō-vē-ˌet, -ˈsä-, -vē-ət, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-Soviet (audio) \

Definition of anti-Soviet

: opposing or hostile toward the Soviet Union or Soviet ideology If the officer in charge of Britain's anti-Soviet plans was a Soviet agent himself, how could any anti-Soviet operation succeed?— Phillip Knightley Dozens of Stinger missiles, left over from the 1980s anti-Soviet resistance, are thought to remain hidden in Afghanistan and Pakistan.— Ben Farmer … the authorities in Beijing were even more staunchly anti-Soviet than most Americans.— Arthur Waldron

Other Words from anti-Soviet

anti-Sovietism \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈsō-​vē-​ə-​ˌti-​zəm , -​ˈsä-​ , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce anti-Sovietism (audio) \ noun
Their views have been characterized by a visceral anti-Sovietism, a commitment to achieving as much military edge over the Soviet Union as possible … — Ken Booth

First Known Use of anti-Soviet

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-Soviet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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