perestroika

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian перестройка (perestrójka, restructuring)

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perestroika (uncountable)

  1. (now historical) A program of political and economic reform carried out in the Soviet Union in the 1980s under the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev.
    • 2004: Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
      Gorbachev would introduce glasnost (openness and freedom) and perestroika (economic restructuring) to Russia under his tenure, ultimately freeing thousands of political prisoners and dissidents and trying to address the shortages in food and goods that had become the hallmarks of the failing Soviet economy.

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Noun[edit]

perestroika f (plural perestroikas)

  1. perestroika (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian перестройка (perestrójka, restructuring)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛɾɛst(ɨ)roɪjkɑ]
  • Hyphenation: pe‧res‧troi‧ka

Noun[edit]

perestroika (definite accusative perestroikayı, plural perestroikalar)

  1. perestroika

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