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velvet revolution

División en sílabas: vel·vet rev·o·lu·tion

Definición de velvet revolution en inglés:

sustantivo

A nonviolent political revolution, especially the relatively smooth change from communism to a Western-style democracy in Czechoslovakia at the end of 1989.
Example sentences
  • Privatization began after the velvet revolution in 1989, and most property owned privately before 1948 has been returned to the owners or their descendants.
  • I would very much like to think that every repressive country in the world could have its velvet revolution, and soon.
  • When Vaclav Havel began his velvet revolution in Prague, Tom, at great personal and professional risk, smuggled printing and publishing equipment into Czechoslovakia to aid the underground press there.

Origen

translating Czech sametová revoluce.

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