[ stuh-kah-nuh-vahyt, -kan-uh- ]
/ stəˈkɑ nəˌvaɪt, -ˈkæn ə- /
a worker in the Soviet Union who regularly surpassed production quotas and was specially honored and rewarded.
of or relating to a Stakhanovite or to Stakhanovism.
Origin of Stakhanovite
translation of Russian stakhánovets (1935), after Alekseǐ Grigorʾevich Stakhanov (1906–77), Soviet coal miner, whose productivity was the focus of a propaganda campaign; see -ite1
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