Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

GPU

1.
General Postal Union. See Universal Postal Union.

GPU

or G.P.U

[gey-pey-oo, jee-pee-yoo] /ˈgeɪˌpeɪˈu, ˈdʒiˌpiˈyu/
1.
(in the Soviet Union) the secret-police organization (1922–23) functioning under the NKVD.
Compare Cheka, NKVD.
Origin of GPU
< Russian G(osudárstvennoe) p(olitícheskoe) u(pravlénie) state political directorate
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for GPU

GPU

abbreviation
1.
State Political Administration; the Soviet police and secret police from 1922 to 1923
Word Origin
from Russian Gosudarstvennoye politicheskoye upravlenie
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for gpu

Word Value for GPU

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends