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soviet US English

An elected local, district, or national council in the former Soviet Union

Soviet New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(citizen) of the former USSR

soviet New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

elected council in the former USSR

Soviet in soviet US English

A citizen of the former Soviet Union

Soviet Union US English

A former federation of communist republics that occupied the northern half of Asia and part of eastern Europe; capital, Moscow. Created from the Russian empire in the aftermath of the 1917 Russian Revolution, the Soviet Union was the largest country in the world. After World War II, it emerged as a superpower that rivaled the US and led to the Cold War. After decades of repression and economic failure, the Soviet Union was formally dissolved in 1991. Some of its constituents joined a looser confederation, the Commonwealth of Independent States

Soviet Union New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

former federation of Communist republics;

Supreme Soviet US English

The governing council of the former Soviet Union or one of its constituent republics. That of the Soviet Union was its highest legislative authority and was composed of two equal chambers: the Soviet of Union and the Soviet of Nationalities

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics US English

Full name of the Soviet Union.


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