Definition of vlast in English:

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Pronunciation: /vläst/

noun (plural vlasti /-tē/)

1(In countries of the former Soviet Union) political power or authority.
Example sentences
  • 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.



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Syllabification: vlast

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