how to pronounce soviet


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the above transcription of soviet is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

soviet is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of soviet in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… communism i think about the soviet union …”

meanings of soviet


  1. Pertaining to or resembling a soviet (council).
  2. Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.
  3. Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Soviet (pertaining to the Soviet Union).


  1. Alternative letter-case form of soviet (“workers' council").
  2. A workers' council, an institution first formed during the 1905 Russian Revolution and then instituted as the main form of communist government at all levels in the Soviet Union; by extension, a similar organization in early Chinese communism and elsewhere.
  3. A citizen of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

soviet frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word soviet occurs in english on average 11.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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