/ (ˈsəʊvɪəts, ˈsɒv-) /

  1. the people or government of the former Soviet Union

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How to use Soviets in a sentence

  • Russia is ruled through Soviets, and a soviet is necessarily an institution of the working class.

    Communism and Christianism | William Montgomery Brown
  • The members of all Soviets can be recalled very easily, and at any time, by their constituents.

    Communism and Christianism | William Montgomery Brown
  • Capitalistic Soviets have since the beginning of the war taken advantage of situations to enhance their special crowd-interests.

    The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
  • They are servants of the State who may have many other motives for serving the Soviets than an enthusiasm for Lenin's politics.

  • Unknown to the Soviets, the advertising campaign that sold it cost several times the income from the sales.

    Revolution | Dallas McCord Reynolds