noun (plural vlasti /-ti/)[mass noun]
1(In countries of the former Soviet Union) political power: the council represented the real vlast, the real power behind the front men in public office
More 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.
Definition of vlast in:
- The US English dictionary