soviet

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noun so·vi·et \ˈsō-vē-ˌet, ˈsä-, -vē-ət\

Definition of soviet

  1. 1 :  an elected governmental council in a Communist country

  2. 2 Soviets plural a :  bolsheviksb :  the people and especially the political and military leaders of the U.S.S.R.

soviet

adjective, often capitalized

sovietism

play \ˈsō-vē-ə-ˌti-zəm, ˈsä-\ noun, often capitalized

Examples of soviet in a Sentence

  1. disputes between Americans and Soviets

  2. The plan was opposed by the Soviets.

Origin and Etymology of soviet

Russian sovet council, soviet


SOVIET Defined for English Language Learners

soviet

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noun

Definition of soviet for English Language Learners

  • : an elected council in the former U.S.S.R.

  • Soviets : the people and especially the political and military leaders of the former U.S.S.R.



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