anti-Soviet

adjective an·ti-So·vi·et \ ˌan-tē-ˈsō-vē-ˌet , -ˈsä- , -vē-ət , ˌan-tī- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

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

anti-Sovietism

play \ˌan-tē-ˈsō-vē-ə-ˌti-zəm, -ˈsä-, ˌan-tī-\ 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

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