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“perestroika” in British English

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perestroikanoun [ U ]

uk /ˌper.əˈstrɔɪ.kə/ us /ˌper.əˈstrɔɪ.kə/

the political, social, and economic changes that happened in the Soviet Union during the late 1980s

(Definition of “perestroika” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“perestroika” in American English

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perestroikanoun [ U ]

us /ˌper·əˈstrɔɪ·kə/

world history economic and government reforms (= changes to make things better) established in the Soviet Union in the 1980s

(Definition of “perestroika” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)