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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Rhymes with Perestroika

  • troyka
  • soyka
  • sojka
  • eroica

Sentences with 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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