rabfak

noun rab·fak
variants: or rabfac \ˈrabˌfak\

Definition of rabfak

plural -s
:a Soviet school giving preliminary university training to workers

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Origin and Etymology of rabfak

Russian rabfak, from rabochiĭ fakul'tet, from rabochiĭ of labor (from rabota labor, work) + fakul'tet faculty, college, from German fakultät, from Medieval Latin facultat-, facultas; akin to Old High German arbeit, arabeit need, work, Gothic arbaiths distress, need, Latin orbus bereft


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