politburo

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noun po·lit·bu·ro \ˈpä-lət-ˌbyu̇r-(ˌ)ō, ˈpō-lət-, pə-ˈlit-\

Definition of politburo

  1. :  the principal policy-making and executive committee of a Communist party

Origin and Etymology of politburo

Russian politbyuro, from politicheskoe byuro political bureau


First Known Use: 1923


POLITBURO Defined for English Language Learners

politburo

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noun po·lit·bu·ro \ˈpä-lət-ˌbyu̇r-(ˌ)ō, ˈpō-lət-, pə-ˈlit-\

Definition of politburo for English Language Learners

  • : the main group of people in a Communist government who make decisions about policy



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