Sovietist, n., adj.
/soh"vee i tiz'euhm/, n.
1. (sometimes l.c.) a soviet system of government.
2. (often l.c.) the practices and principles of a soviet government, esp. as it implies communism.
3. a characteristic, mannerism, phrase, etc., expressive of or identifiable with the ideology of the Soviet Union.
[1915-20; SOVIET + -ISM]

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