Share this entry
KGB Syllabification: KGB

Definition of KGB in English:

The state security police (1954–91) of the former Soviet Union with responsibility for external espionage, internal counterintelligence, and internal “crimes against the state.”.


Russian, abbreviation of Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti 'Committee of State Security'.

Definition of KGB in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources