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New Economic Policy

[ noo-ek-uh-nom-ik -pol-uh-see, ee-kuh-, nyoo ]
/ ˈnu ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪk ˈˈpɒl ə si, ˌi kə-, ˈnyu /
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noun

(in the Soviet Union) a program in effect from 1921 to 1928, reviving the wage system and private ownership of some factories and businesses, and abandoning grain requisitions. Abbreviations: NEP, Nep, N.E.P.

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New Economic Policy

noun

an economic programme in the former Soviet Union from 1921 to 1928 that permitted private ownership of industries, etcAbbreviation: NEP
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