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Pronunciation: /ɑːˈtɛl

Definition of artel in English:

noun (plural artels, arteli)

(In pre-revolutionary Russia) a cooperative association of craftsmen living and working together.
Example sentences
  • Producers' cooperatives in the form of artels were already part of Russian tradition; what was new was the sudden popularity of marketing and purchasing cooperatives.
  • 60% of the Koryaks had joined co-operatives and artels by 1940 when collective farms came into existence.
  • Nonetheless, the artels and consolidated villages became permanent settlements.


from Russian artelʹ.

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