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sovkhoz

[sov-kawz] /ˈsɒv kɔz/
noun, plural sovkhozy [sov-kaw-zee] /ˈsɒv kɔ zi/ (Show IPA), sovkhoz, sovkhozes.
1.
(in the former U.S.S.R) a state-owned wage-paying farm.
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sovkhoz

/sɒfˈkɒz; Russian safˈxɔs/
noun pl sovkhozy (sɒfˈkɒzɪ; Russian) (safˈxɔzi)
1.
(in the former Soviet Union) a large mechanized farm owned by the state
Word Origin
C20: Russian, from sovetskoe khozyaistvo soviet economy
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