Definition of vlast in English:

vlast

Syllabification: vlast
Pronunciation: /vläst
 
/

noun (plural vlasti /-tē/)

  • 1(In countries of the former Soviet Union) political power or authority.
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    • In Russia, human rights activists continue to be harassed by the vlast, by the authorities.
    • That party, liberal but critical of the vlast, was probably the perfect party for him.
  • 1.1 (the vlasti) Members of the government; people holding political power.

Origin

Russian.

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