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sovkhoz

[ sov-kawz ]
/ 藞s蓲v k蓴z /
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noun, plural sov路kho路zy [sov-kaw-zee], /藞s蓲v k蓴 zi/, sov路khoz, sov路khoz路es.
(in the former U.S.S.R) a state-owned wage-paying farm.
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Origin of sovkhoz

First recorded in 1920鈥25; from Russian; blend of sovetskoe khozyaistvo 鈥渟oviet farm鈥
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British Dictionary definitions for sovkhoz

sovkhoz
/ (s蓲f藞k蓲z, Russian saf藞x蓴s) /

noun pl or sovkhozy (s蓲f藞k蓲z瑟, Russian saf藞x蓴zi)
(in the former Soviet Union) a large mechanized farm owned by the state

Word Origin for sovkhoz

C20: Russian, from sovetskoe khozyaistvo soviet economy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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