Definitions for Sovietˈsoʊ viˌɛt, -ɪt, ˌsoʊ viˈɛt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
So•vi•etˈsoʊ viˌɛt, -ɪt, ˌsoʊ viˈɛt(n.)
Usually,Soviets.a governing official or citizen of the Soviet Union.
Category: Government, Peoples
(l.c.) (in the Soviet Union) a governmental council, being part of a hierarchy of councils at various levels of government, culminating in the Supreme Soviet. a committee of workers, peasants, or soldiers during the revolutionary period.
(l.c.) any similar council in a socialist system of government.
(adj.)of or pertaining to the Soviet Union or the Soviets.
(l.c.) of or pertaining to a soviet.
Origin of Soviet:
1917; < Russ sovét council, advice, ORuss, OCS sŭvětŭ=sŭ- together, with +větŭ counsel; calque of Gk symboúlion
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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Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Nouns Frequency: #2958
Rank popularity for the word 'Soviet' in Adjectives Frequency: #103
Translations for Soviet
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
and noun concerning the former Soviet Union
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- 옛 소련의Korean
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- soviet, sovietskySlovak
- 蘇維埃(蘇聯)的Chinese (Trad.)
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- Liên Xô (cũ)Vietnamese
- 苏维埃（苏联）的Chinese (Simp.)
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