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vlast

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Pronunciation: /vlast
 
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Definition of vlast in English:

noun (plural vlasti /-ti/)

[mass noun]
1(In countries of the former Soviet Union) political power: the council represented the real vlast, the real power behind the front men in public office
More example sentences
  • In Russia, human rights activists continue to be harassed by the vlast, by the authorities.
  • That party, liberal but critical of the vlast, was probably the perfect party for him.
1.1 (the vlasti) The government or the establishment: policemen kept the centre lane clear of traffic for the exclusive use of the vlasti

Origin

Russian.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
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