What does Soviet mean?

Definitions for Soviet
ˈsoʊ viˌɛt, -ɪt, ˌsoʊ viˈɛtSovi·et

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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.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  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.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  3. soviet(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council).

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  4. soviet(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  5. Soviet(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  6. Soviet(Adjective)

    Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist.

    Etymology: From совет, советский

  7. Soviet(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce Soviet?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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How to say Soviet in sign language?

  1. soviet

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

Examples of Soviet in a Sentence

  1. Ronald Reagan:

    If I thought there was some reason to be concerned about them, I wouldn't be sleeping in this house tonight. (When asked about continued presence of Soviet nuclear submarines along US coastlines)

  2. P. J. O'Rourke:

    These were people who believed everything about the Soviet Union was perfect, but they were bringing their own toilet paper.

  3. Rob Jackson:

    I wouldn't be shocked to see a 5% or more drop in carbon dioxide emissions this year, something not seen since the end of World War Two, neither the fall of the Soviet Union nor the various oil or savings and loan crises of the past 50 years are likely to have affected emissions the way this crisis is.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    They have displaced the United States, and their entire foreign policy under Putin is to recover the glory and the territory and the influence of the old Soviet Union one piece at a time and it does that by taking away from the United States, it's a zero sum game.

  5. Mohammed Daud Khan:

    I feel the happiest when I can light my American cigarettes with Soviet matches.

Images & Illustrations of Soviet

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