nepman

nepman

[nep-muhn]
noun, plural nepmen.
(in the Soviet Union) a person who engaged briefly in private enterprise during the New Economic Policy of the 1920s.

Origin:
< Russian nė́pman, equivalent to nėp, acronym from Nóvaya ėkonomícheskaya polítika New Economic Policy + -man < German -mann or English -man


See -man.
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