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The interests of the Soviet Union are in controlling highly developed countries and having the benefit of their economies so that they can run their own inefficient empire.
Barbara Amiel

Meaning of "Soviet Union" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOVIET UNION

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOVIET UNION

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Soviet Union is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOVIET UNION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Soviet Union

Soviet Union

For details on the succession of states see below. Soviet Union This article is part of a series on the politics and government of the Soviet Union Leadership ▪ Leaders ▪ President ▪ ▪ Collective leadership ▪ State Council ▪ Presidential Council Communist Party ▪ Congress ▪ Central Committee ▪ History General Secretary ▪ Politburo ▪ Secretariat ▪ Orgburo Legislature ▪ Congress of Soviets Supreme Soviet ▪ Soviet of the Union ▪ Soviet of Nationalities ▪ Presidium Congress of People's Deputies ▪ ▪ Speaker ▪ 1989 Legislative election Governance Constitution ▪ 1924 ▪ 1936 ▪ 1977 Government ▪ Ministries ▪ State Committees ▪ Executive Officer Premiership ▪ Cabinets ▪ Council of People's Commissars ▪ Council of Ministers ▪ Cabinet of Ministers Judiciary...

Definition of Soviet Union in the English dictionary

The definition of Soviet Union in the dictionary is a former federal republic in E Europe and central and N Asia: the revolution of 1917 achieved the overthrow of the Russian monarchy and the Soviet Union was established in 1922 as a Communist state. It was the largest country in the world, occupying a seventh of the total land surface. The collapse of Communist rule in 1991 was followed by declarations of independence by the constituent republics and the consequent break-up of the Soviet Union Official name: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Also called: Russia, Soviet Russia, USSR.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOVIET UNION

Sovetsk
soviet
Soviet Central Asia
Soviet of the Nationalities
Soviet of the Union
Soviet Russia
Soviet Zone
sovietic
sovietisation
sovietise
sovietism
sovietist
sovietistic
sovietization
sovietize
sovietological
Sovietologist
Sovietology
Soviets

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOVIET UNION

a matter of opinion
African Union
companion
dominion
Economic and Monetary Union
European Broadcasting Union
European Monetary Union
European Union
French Union
International Telecommunications Union
onion
opinion
Pan American Union
reunion
Soviet of the Union
Student Union
the Union
the Vienna Union
union
Vienna Union

Synonyms and antonyms of Soviet Union in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Soviet Union» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOVIET UNION

Find out the translation of Soviet Union to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Soviet Union from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Soviet Union» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

苏联
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Unión Soviética
570 millions of speakers

English

Soviet Union
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सोवियत संघ
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الاتحاد السوفياتي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Советский союз
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

União Soviética
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সোভিয়েত ইউনিয়ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´Union soviétique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesatuan Soviet
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die Sowjetunion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ソビエト連邦
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소련
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uni Soviet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Liên Xô
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோவியத் ஒன்றியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोव्हिएत युनियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sovyetler Birliği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Unione Sovietica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Związek Radziecki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

радянський союз
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Uniunea Sovietică
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Σοβιετική Ένωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sowjet Unie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sovjet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sovjetunionen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Soviet Union

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOVIET UNION»

The term «Soviet Union» is very widely used and occupies the 19.882 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOVIET UNION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Soviet Union

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10 QUOTES WITH «SOVIET UNION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Soviet Union.
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Giovanni Agnelli
The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union.
2
Vagit Alekperov
In the Soviet Union I was the head of all oil production. And you know in the Soviet Union, you didn't get that job unless you were really worth it.
3
Aldrich Ames
I found that our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never, or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union.
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Aldrich Ames
I handed over names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union.
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Aldrich Ames
The difficulties of conducting espionage against the Soviet Union in the Soviet Union were such that historically the Agency had backed away from the task.
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Barbara Amiel
The interests of the Soviet Union are in controlling highly developed countries and having the benefit of their economies so that they can run their own inefficient empire.
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Barbara Amiel
By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.
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Cory Booker
If you look at great human civilizations, from the Roman Empire to the Soviet Union, you will see that most do not fail simply due to external threats but because of internal weakness, corruption, or a failure to manifest the values and ideals they espouse.
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Eric Braeden
America has the best athletic programs. Even when the Soviet Union existed, that was Mickey Mouse compared to the U.S.
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Anatoly Chubais
It was almost forbidden in the Soviet Union to study the New Economic Policy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOVIET UNION»

Discover the use of Soviet Union in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Soviet Union and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
Using eye-witness accounts, official documents and new materials which have just come to light, Richard Sakwa gives an historical overview of the Soviet Union from the revolution of 1906 to the fall of the regime.
Richard Sakwa, 2005
2
China Learns from the Soviet Union, 1949-present
In this book an international group of scholars examines China's acceptance and ultimate rejection of Soviet models and practices in economic, cultural, social, and other realms.
Thomas P. Bernstein, Hua-Yu Li, 2010
3
Daily Life in the Soviet Union
"Structured topically, this volume begins with a historical introduction to the Soviet period (1917-1991) and a timeline. The volume has two maps, including a map of ethnic groups and languages, and over 30 photographs.
Katherine Bliss Eaton, 2004
4
The Soviet Union and the June 1967 Six Day War
This book as a whole demonstrates how the Soviet Union's actions gave little consideration to the long- or mid-term consequences of their policy, and how firing the first shot compelled them to react to events.
Yaacov Ro'i, Boris Morozov, 2008
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Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?: Understanding Historical ...
Examines the causes for the collapse of the Soviet Union, concentrating on the period after Mikhail Gorbachev's rise to power in the mid-1980s.
Robert W. Strayer, 1998
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The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945
This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history.
Robert William Davies, Mark Harrison, S. G. Wheatcroft, 1994
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A History of the Soviet Union from the Beginning to the End
In this new edition, he also examines the post-Soviet period, tracing Russia's development up to the present day.
Peter Kenez, 2006
8
The Collapse of the Soviet Union: The End of an Empire
Discusses how the collapse of the Soviet Union changed politics.
Andrew Langley, 2006
9
Heroines of the Soviet Union 1941-45
This book tells the stories of the brave women that were awarded the Soviet Union's most prestigious title - Hero of the Soviet Union - for their bravery in protecting their homeland.
Henry Sakaida, 2003
10
Jews and Jewish Life in Russia and the Soviet Union
The main focus of this book is Jewish life under the Soviet regime. The themes of the book include: the attitude of the government to Jews, the fate of the Jewish religion and life in Post-World War II Russia.
Yaacov Ro'i, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOVIET UNION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Soviet Union is used in the context of the following news items.
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Russia Reviewing Legality Of Baltics' Independence From Soviet
Russia's prosecutor-general is reviewing the legality of a decision in 1991 granting three Baltic countries independence from the Soviet Union, a spokesman ... «RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Jun 15»
2
Don't forget how the Soviet Union saved the world from Hitler
On May 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin will play host to one of Moscow's largest ever military parades to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union's ... «Washington Post, May 15»
3
Afghan museum seeks to remember, not glorify, horrors of war …
Despite being an obvious homage to victory over the Soviet Union, the museum's creators say it does not seek to glorify war. The goal, they insist, is to preserve ... «Fox News, Apr 15»
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Russian Release of 'Child 44' Canceled for Being 'Negative' About …
The culture minister equated the image of the Soviet Union in the film to a direct threat to Russia's identity and statehood, and expressed surprise that the many ... «The Moscow Times, Apr 15»
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The Miracle on Ice, 35 Years Ago
Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. hockey team faced off against the Soviet Union in the medal round of the Lake Placid Olympics. Few expected the untested ... «History, Feb 15»
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US vs. Soviet Union: 'Red Army' Movie Reflects On 1980 USSR …
The 2004 film “Miracle” portrayed the U.S. Olympic hockey team and their quest to beat the Soviet Union and win the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Games. «International Business Times, Jan 15»
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Viktor Tikhonov, Soviet Union Olympic hockey coach, dies at 84
Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet Union Olympic hockey coach in the “Miracle on Ice” game who led teams to three gold medals, died overnight after a battle with ... «NBCSports.com, Nov 14»
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The Man Who Split the Soviet Union Warns the World Is 'On the …
BERLIN (TheBlaze/AP) — Former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev — the man who oversaw the breakup of the Soviet Union — said tensions between the ... «TheBlaze.com, Nov 14»
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Putin wants to destroy Ukraine and restore Soviet Union, says …
The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, wants to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and to restore the Soviet Union, Ukrainian prime minister Arseny ... «The Guardian, Sep 14»
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John A. Walker Jr who spied for Soviet Union dies in prison
A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina. «Daily Mail, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Soviet Union [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/soviet-union>. Apr 2020 ».
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