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EtymologyEdit

From Russian полити́ческое бюро́ (politíčeskoje bjuró), abbreviated as Политбюро́ (Politbjuró) or German Politisches Büro, abbreviated as Politbüro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɒlɪtˌbjʊəɹəʊ/

NounEdit

politburo (plural politburos)

  1. The governing council of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and other Marxist-Leninist political systems.
  2. A senior policymaking body in a political organisation, generally consisting of members who either are appointed by the party in control of the organisation or who attain membership through their personal political affiliations.

Usage notesEdit

Non-specific sense is often used to cast doubt on the legitimacy or stated goals of the subject.

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NounEdit

politburo m (plural politburos)

  1. politburo (governing council of the Soviet Union)