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sovietnoun [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, world history the people and esp. the leaders of the U.S.S.R.
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sovietnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsəʊ.vi.ət/  us   /ˈsoʊ.vi.ət/
an elected group at any of several levels in Communist countries, especially (in the past) the USSR

Sovietadjective

uk   /ˈsəʊ.vi.ət/  us   /ˈsoʊ.vi.ət/
(in the past) of the USSR: the Soviet people

Sovietnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈsəʊ.vi.ət/  us   /ˈsoʊ.vi.ət/ mainly US
the Soviets
the people of the USSR
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