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samizdat

Saltos de línea: sam¦iz|dat
Pronunciación: /ˈsamɪzdat
 
, ˌsamɪzˈdat
 
/

Definición de samizdat en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The clandestine copying and distribution of literature banned by the state, especially formerly in the communist countries of eastern Europe: [as modifier]: a samizdat newsletter samizdat books
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Accessibility is part of the problem, since much of Yoder's work remains unpublished, or available only in hard-to-obtain samizdat copy.
  • Journalists adopted tactics of underground publication, in the best tradition of East European samizdat.
  • In Ukraine, all performances and translations of Shakespeare into Ukrainian were banned by strict ukases, thus turning Shakespeare into samizdat literature well before the Soviet period.

Origen

1960s: Russian, literally 'self-publishing house'.

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