What does Soviet mean?

Definitions for Soviet
ˈsoʊ viˌɛt, -ɪt, ˌsoʊ viˈɛtSo·vi·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sovietadjective

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

  2. Sovietadjective

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

    "Soviet leaders"


  1. sovietnoun

    A form of governing council in the former Soviet Union.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  2. sovietnoun

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

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  3. sovietadjective

    Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council).

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  4. sovietadjective

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

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  5. Sovietadjective

    Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  6. Sovietadjective

    Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  7. Sovietnoun

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

    Etymology: From совет, советский


  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

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  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

Examples of Soviet in a Sentence

  1. Vladimir Milov:

    He used to have the image of a survivor who can handle problems and solve them, despite all difficulties. He was seen as the lucky guy. But now we are in probably the worst crisis since the Soviet Union collapsed, putin has demonstrated he has no plan. There is nothing in his pocket.

  2. Vladimir Pozner:

    I have to tell you, frankly, that I put the blame in that particular case at the doorstep of the United States, there were two possibilities: When the United States had to make a decision about this new country called Russia, which had not existed before because it was a Soviet Union, and it could have adopted a kind of Marshall Plan to really help the country move forward in a democratic way.

  3. Kim Jong:

    During the Cold War, Russia subsidized everything in North Korea. North Korea was not a poor country, it was simply a subsidized member of what we can now call the Soviet Union's satellite states.

  4. Rebekah Koffler:

    Corruption is so rampant, there’s not the same scrupulousness in Russia – it’s former Soviet Union, and it’s not even in the culture to check the expiration because no one would trust it anyways.

  5. Vagit Alekperov:

    Our industry is at a very mature stage of development. We haven't launched a single new oil province since the end of the Soviet Union except for Northern Caspian.

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    • A. tacky
    • B. appellative
    • C. adscripted
    • D. ectomorphic

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