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English definition of “soviet”


noun [C]  /ˈsoʊ·viˌet, -vi·ɪt/ world history
a group elected to govern a region or area in a communist country (= one based on public ownership of property and control of production) world history the people and esp. the leaders of the U.S.S.R.
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