Definition of Soviet

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

Generic synonyms: Council



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the former Soviet Union or its people. "Soviet leaders"
Partainyms: Soviet Union

Definition of Soviet

1. Proper noun. (history) Any of the governing workers' councils in the Soviet Union. ¹

2. Adjective. (history not comparable) Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics. ¹

3. Adjective. Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist. ¹

4. Noun. A form of governing council in the former Soviet Union. ¹

5. 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. ¹

6. Adjective. Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council). ¹

7. Adjective. Relating to the ideology, culture or politics of the Soviet Union. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soviet

1. a legislative body in a Communist country [n -S]

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Literary usage of Soviet

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1. Scientists, Engineers, and Track-Two Diplomacy: A Half-Century of U.S by Glenn E. Schweitzer (2004)
"Henry Kissinger, In, with East-West political relations temporarily on the mend, the heads of state and then the foreign ministers of the Soviet Union, ..."

2. The Balance Sheet of Sovietism by Boris Leo Brasol (1922)
"The Balance Sheet of Sovietism CHAPTER I THE Soviet MACHINE \\THAT is Soviet Russia!* The average person having but a vague conception of social and ..."

3. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"ed by the State Department, the Soviet Union, Cuba, and Eastern Bloc ... (In addition to the Soviet Union and Cuba, Nicaragua is receiving aid from ..."

4. Russia Today by Clyde Lyndon King, Thomas Warner Mitchell, Carl Kelsey (1922)
"Russia Under the Bolsheviks By MARGUERITE E. HARRISON Soviet Prisoner and Russian Correspondent for the Associated Press THE motive that inspired my trip to ..."

5. Out of Their Own Mouths: A Revelation and an Indictment of Sovietism by Samuel Gompers, William English Walling (1921)
"This resolution contains a very conservative statement of the anti-labor and anti-democratic nature of the Soviet dictatorship and the reasons of organized ..."

6. United Nations System, The; The Policies of Member States by Chadwick F. Alger, Gene Martin Lyons, John E. Trent (1995)
"the United Nations was coloured by the Soviet Union's frequent use of its veto in the Security Council. In the 1970s, the United States was the defensive, ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"But in the Soviet Union technical difficulties, lack of material, and the inadequacy of the first machines were additional factors. ..."

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