Associations to the word «Soviet»


SOVIET, noun. (now historical) A form of governing council in the former Soviet Union.
SOVIET, noun. (historical) The main form of communist government at all levels in the Soviet Union imposed in the Bolshevik October Revolution in the former imperial Russia.
SOVIET, adjective. Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council).
SOVIET, adjective. Relating to the ideology, culture or politics of the Soviet Union.
SOVIET, proper noun. (history) Any of the governing workers' councils in the Soviet Union.
SOVIET, noun. A citizen of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
SOVIET, adjective. (history) (not comparable) Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.
SOVIET, adjective. Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist.
SOVIET CANUCKISTAN, proper noun. (informal) (derogatory or humorous) Canada.
SOVIET JEWNION, proper noun. (derogatory) (informal) (neologism) Soviet Union (viewed as being under the control and influence of Jews)
SOVIET RUSSIA, proper noun. The unofficial term used for short period after collapse of Russian Republic - from 7 November 1917 (October Revolution) to 19 July 1918 (1st RSFSR Constitution) or to 30 December 1922 (Treaty on the Creation of the USSR). Also used to refer to the Soviet Union as a whole in the early stages.
SOVIET RUSSIA, proper noun. Soviet Union
SOVIET RUSSIA, proper noun. RSFSR (the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) (1917–1991), largest republic of the USSR.
SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC, proper noun. (historical) Any of the republics belonging to the former Soviet Union.
SOVIET UNION, proper noun. (historical) (1922–1991) The name for a constitutionally socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

Dictionary definition

SOVIET, noun. An elected governmental council in a communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).
SOVIET, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the former Soviet Union or its people; "Soviet leaders".

Wise words

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