perestroika

noun per·e·stroi·ka \ ˌper-ə-ˈstrȯi-kə \
Updated on: 22 Feb 2018

Definition of perestroika

: the policy of economic and governmental reform instituted by Mikhail Gorbachev in the Soviet Union during the mid-1980s

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Origin and Etymology of perestroika

Russian perestroĭka, literally, restructuring


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