noun, often capitalized
krem·​lin·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌkrem-lə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce kremlinology (audio) \

Definition of kremlinology

: the study of the policies and practices of the former Soviet government

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kremlinologist \ ˌkrem-​lə-​ˈnä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce kremlinology (audio) \ noun, often capitalized

Examples of kremlinology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And, on the fractious little planet that is biotech Twitter, aducanumab presents an opportunity to play out the eteplirsen debate on the grandest scale yet, with more kremlinology, more circular logic, and more vitriol. Damian Garde, STAT, "3 trends in biotech to watch in 2020," 26 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of kremlinology

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Kremlinology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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