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Sovietism

[soh-vee-i-tiz-uh m] /ˈsoʊ vi ɪˌtɪz əm/
noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) a soviet system of government.
2.
(often lowercase) the practices and principles of a soviet government, especially as it implies communism.
3.
a characteristic, mannerism, phrase, etc., expressive of or identifiable with the ideology of the Soviet Union.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; soviet + -ism
Related forms
Sovietist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Sovietism

sovietism

/ˈsəʊvɪɪˌtɪzəm; ˈsɒv-/
noun (sometimes capital)
1.
the principle or practice of government through soviets, esp as practised in the former Soviet Union
2.
any characteristic deemed representative of Soviet ideology
Derived Forms
sovietist, noun, adjective
sovietistic, adjective
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