Etymology

1. perestroika

noun. ['ˌpɛrəˈstrɔɪkə'] an economic policy adopted in the former Soviet Union; intended to increase automation and labor efficiency but it led eventually to the end of central planning in the Russian economy.

Etymology

  • перестройка (Russian)

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Words that Rhyme with Perestroika

  • troyka
  • soyka
  • sojka
  • eroica

Example sentences of the word perestroika


1. Foreign word
With the advent of Mikhail Gorbachev's policies of glasnost and perestroika, the borders of formerly communist countries in Eastern Europe broke open.

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