- (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
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
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
- of, characteristic of, or relating to the former Soviet Union, its people, or its government
Word Origin and History for anti-soviet
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.