sovietize

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verb, often capitalized so·vi·et·ize \ˈsō-vē-ˌe-ˌtīz, ˈsä-, -vē-ə-\

Definition of sovietize

sovietized

;

sovietizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring under Soviet control

  3. 2 :  to force into conformity with Soviet cultural patterns or governmental policies

sovietization

play \ˌsō-vē-ˌe-tə-ˈzā-shən, -vē-ə-\ noun, often capitalized

1919

First Known Use of sovietize

1919

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