- (in the Soviet Union).
- (before the revolution) any governmental council.
- (after the revolution) a local council, originally elected only by manual workers, with certain powers of local administration.
- (after the revolution) a higher council elected by a local council, being part of a hierarchy of soviets culminating in the Supreme Soviet.
- any similar council or assembly connected with a socialistic governmental system elsewhere.
- (initial capital letter) Often Soviets. a governing official or person living in the Soviet Union: The Soviets have denied our charge.
- of or relating to a soviet.
- (initial capital letter) of the Soviet Union: a Soviet statesman.
Origin of soviet
Examples from the Web for anti-soviet
Contemporary Examples of anti-soviet
His most famous works, like The Man Who Flew Into Space from His Apartment, created in 1984, were read as anti-Soviet manifestos.Is This Anti-Soviet Art?
October 22, 2011
Ohser drew anti-British and anti-Soviet caricatures, but in his private life, he made no secret of his real political convictions.When Hitler Was a Punchline
May 14, 2011
The reason for the flap, old man,” he said, “is that Kim was head of our anti-Soviet section.The Charmed Life of a Traitor
November 6, 2009
Historical Examples of anti-soviet
Since nineteen he had been a member of the anti-Soviet team.Revolution
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Do you think that they thought you had anti-Soviet views because you married an American?Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
To a significant degree the revival of nationalism has gone hand in hand with anti-Soviet attitudes.Area Handbook for Romania
Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
- opposed to anything characteristic of or relating to the former Soviet Union and its governmentanti-Soviet propaganda
- opposed to the government and policies of the former Soviet Unionthey are not pro-Nazi but anti-Soviet
- (in the former Soviet Union) an elected government council at the local, regional, and national levels, which culminated in the Supreme Soviet
- (in prerevolutionary Russia) a local revolutionary council
- of or relating to a soviet
Word Origin for soviet
- of, characteristic of, or relating to the former Soviet Union, its people, or its government
1917, from Russian sovet "governing council," literally "council," from Old Russian suvetu "assembly," from su "with" (from *su(n)- "with, together," from PIE *ksun- "with") + vetu "counsel." The whole is a loan-translation of Greek symboulion "council of advisers." As an adjective from 1918.