What does Soviet mean?

Definitions for Sovietˈsoʊ viˌɛt, -ɪt, ˌsoʊ viˈɛt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Soviet.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. soviet(adj)

    an elected governmental council in a communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)

  2. Soviet(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of the former Soviet Union or its people

    "Soviet leaders"

Wiktionary

  1. soviet(Noun)

    A form of governing council in the former Soviet Union.

  2. soviet(Noun)

    The main form of communist government at all levels in the Soviet Union imposed in the bolshevik October Revolution in the former imperial Russia.

  3. soviet(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council).

  4. soviet(Adjective)

    Relating to the ideology, culture or politics of the Soviet Union.

  5. Soviet(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.

  6. Soviet(Adjective)

    Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist.

  7. Soviet(ProperNoun)

    Any of the governing workers' councils in the Soviet Union.

  8. Origin: From совет, советский

Freebase

  1. Soviet

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #870

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3056

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Nouns Frequency: #2958

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Adjectives Frequency: #103

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Soviet in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Soviet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Golda Meir:

    The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world-no ideals.

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)

  3. Graham Greene:

    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.

  4. Ronald Reagan:

    The Soviet Union would remain a one-party nation even if an opposition party were permitted-because everyone would join that party.

  5. Golda Meir:

    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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