sovietize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1919 1. to bring under Soviet control 2. to force into conformity with Soviet cultural patterns or governmental policies • sovietization noun, often capitalized

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  • sovietize — (Amer.) so·vi·et·ize || səʊvɪətaɪz v. bring under the control of the Soviet Union; model or establish a government system similar to that of the Soviet Union (also Sovietise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sovietize — [sō′vē et΄īz΄] vt. sovietized, sovietizing [often S ] 1. to change to a soviet form of government 2. to make conform with the system, principles, practices, etc. of the Soviets sovietization n …   English World dictionary

  • Sovietize — soviet ► NOUN 1) (Soviet) a citizen of the former Soviet Union. 2) an elected council in the former Soviet Union. 3) a revolutionary council of workers or peasants in Russia before 1917. ► ADJECTIVE (Soviet) ▪ of or concerning the former Soviet… …   English terms dictionary

  • Sovietize — Sovietization, n. /soh vee i tuyz /, v.t., Sovietized, Sovietizing. 1. (sometimes l.c.) to bring under the influence or domination of the Soviet Union. 2. (often l.c.) to impose or institute a system of government similar to that of the Soviet… …   Universalium

  • sovietize — so·vi·et·ize …   English syllables

  • Sovietize — So•vi•et•ize [[t]ˈsoʊ vi ɪˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) gov (sometimes l.c.) to bring under the influence or domination of the Soviet Union 2) gov (often l.c.) to impose or institute a system of government similar to that of the Soviet Union • …   From formal English to slang

  • sovietize — verb 1. bring under Soviet control, of a country • Syn: ↑sovietise • Hypernyms: ↑join, ↑bring together • Verb Frames: Somebody s something 2. model a country s social, political, and economic structure on the Soviet Un …   Useful english dictionary

  • sovietized — sovietize (Amer.) so·vi·et·ize || səʊvɪətaɪz v. bring under the control of the Soviet Union; model or establish a government system similar to that of the Soviet Union (also Sovietise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sovietizes — sovietize (Amer.) so·vi·et·ize || səʊvɪətaɪz v. bring under the control of the Soviet Union; model or establish a government system similar to that of the Soviet Union (also Sovietise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sovietizing — sovietize (Amer.) so·vi·et·ize || səʊvɪətaɪz v. bring under the control of the Soviet Union; model or establish a government system similar to that of the Soviet Union (also Sovietise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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