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ˌpɛr əˈstrɔɪ kəper·e·stroi·ka

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  1. perestroikanoun

    an economic policy adopted in the former Soviet Union; intended to increase automation and labor efficiency but it led eventually to the end of central planning in the Russian economy


  1. perestroikanoun

    A program of political and economic reform carried out in the Soviet Union in the 1980s under the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev.

    Etymology: From перестройка


  1. Perestroika

    Perestroika was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the 1980s, widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his glasnost policy reform. The literal meaning of perestroika is "restructuring", referring to the restructuring of the Soviet political and economic system. Perestroika is often argued to be the cause of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the revolutions of 1989 in Eastern Europe, and the end of the Cold War.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perestroika in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perestroika in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of perestroika in a Sentence

  1. Arturo Valenzuela:

    It's clear to me that what the Cubans want is perestroika, but they don't particularly want glasnost.

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