soviet

[ soh-vee-et, -it, soh-vee-et ]SEE DEFINITION OF soviet
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOVIET

And this we are trying to do in negotiations with the Soviet Union.

In passing, it is of interest to note that only once did Soviet Russia agree to toss.

All over the world, fellow-travelers abandoned the Soviet cause.

These countries can, and must, prepare themselves to be Soviet republics.

Otherwise it wouldn't have been hovering in plain sight of the Soviet radar.

Further progress will be released by the Soviet Government as it occurs.

How could you possibly get that number across the Soviet borders?

As reward for this reception the bashi-bazouks of the Soviet decided to spare the city.

This agreement was secret, and revealed by the Soviet Government in 1918.

The development of a Soviet merchant fleet is relatively recent.

WORD ORIGIN

1917, from Russian sovet "governing council," literally "council," from Old Russian suvetu "assembly," from su "with" (from *su(n)- "with, together," from PIE *ksun- "with") + vetu "counsel." The whole is a loan-translation of Greek symboulion "council of advisers." As an adjective from 1918.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SOVIET

national assembly

nounfederal assembly
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