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Stasi

/ ˈstɑːzɪ /

noun

  1. formerly, the secret police in East Germany


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Stasi1

from German Sta ( ats ) si ( cherheitsdienst ), literally: state security service
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Example Sentences

Either way, expect the future of agencies like the NSA and FBI to look less like the Stasi and more like Stuxnet.

Remember the Stasi, the secret police who operated in East Germany when it was a communist state?

Stasi added it's a "boon for the out-of-shape and perhaps a giant economic loss for high-end gyms, particularly in Brooklyn."

A brilliant look into the lives of the 1980s East German Stasi (Secret Police) and the civilians they spy and eavesdrop on.

It was then that Vera Lengsfeld learned that that the Stasi informer code named “Donald” was her husband, Knud Wollenberger.

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