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Stasi

Syllabification: Sta·si
Pronunciation: /ˈstäzē
 
/

Definition of Stasi in English:

The internal security force of the former German Democratic Republic, abolished in 1989.

Origin

German, from Sta(ats)si(cherheitsdienst) 'state security service'.

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