an elected governmental council in a communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
of or relating to or characteristic of the former Soviet Union or its people
A form of governing council in the former Soviet Union.
The main form of communist government at all levels in the Soviet Union imposed in the bolshevik October Revolution in the former imperial Russia.
Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council).
Relating to the ideology, culture or politics of the Soviet Union.
Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.
Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist.
Any of the governing workers' councils in the Soviet Union.
Origin: From совет, советский
Soviet was a name used for several Russian political organizations. Examples include the Czar's Council of Ministers, which was called the “Soviet of Ministers”; a workers' local council in late Imperial Russia; and the Supreme Soviet, the bicameral parliament of the Soviet Union.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #870
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3056
Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Nouns Frequency: #2958
Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Adjectives Frequency: #103
The numerical value of Soviet in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Soviet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world-no ideals.
Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
If I had to choose between life in the Soviet Union and life in the U. S. A. , I would certainly choose the Soviet Union.
The Soviet Union would remain a one-party nation even if an opposition party were permitted-because everyone would join that party.
What do you gain, Soviet Union, from this miserable policy Where is your decency Would it be a disgrace for you to give up this battle (On suppression of freedom for Jews in the USSR)
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Translations for Soviet
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- саве́т, ра́даBelarusian
- sovět, sovětskýCzech
- سویت, شورویPersian
- neuvosto, Neuvostoliiton, neuvostohenkinen, neuvostomielinen, neuvostolainenFinnish
- soviétique, sovietFrench
- szovjet, tanács, munkástanácsHungarian
- սովետ, խորհուրդArmenian
- soviet, sovieticoItalian
- ソビエト, ソヴェトJapanese
- sovieticus, sovieti, GloriaLatin
- taryba, sovietasLithuanian
- soviético, sovietismo, sovietePortuguese
- сове́т, советскийRussian
- sovjet, са́вет, sovjetski, sávjet, sávet, совјет, совјетски, са́вјетSerbo-Croatian
- ра́да, совє́тUkrainian
- xô viếtVietnamese
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