Definition of Commissariats

1. Noun. (plural of commissariat) ¹



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Definition of Commissariats

1. commissariat [n] - See also: commissariat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commissariats

commiserate
commiserated
commiserates
commiserating
commiseratingly
commiseration
commiserations
commiserative
commiserator
commiserators
commish
commissaire
commissar
commissarial
commissariat
commissariats (current term)
commissaries
commissars
commissary
commissaryship
commissaryships
commission
commission de bene esse
commission on professional and hospital activities
commission plan
commissionaire
commissionaires
commissioned
commissioned military officer
commissioned naval officer

Literary usage of Commissariats

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1. Prostitution in Europe by Abraham Flexner (1914)
"Supervision of the commissariats with the object of maintaining a uniform ... Inspection of the punishment and fine books kept by the commissariats. 10. ..."

2. Soviet Russia by Friends of Soviet Russia, Soviet Union Russian Soviet Government Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (1920)
"For the purpose of regulating supply and industry, commissariats of Supply and Industry ... These commissariats are entrusted with the most important work. ..."

3. The Economics of Communism: With Special Reference to Russia's Experiment by Leo Pasvolsky (1921)
"For example, the commissariats of Agriculture and of Supplies have identical ... For the performance of these duties, the two commissariats maintain a local ..."

4. Trailing the Bolsheviki: Twelve Thousand Miles with the Allies in Siberia by Carl William Ackerman (1919)
"The members of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee work in the various departments (People's commissariats) or execute special orders of the ..."

5. Marooned in Moscow: The Story of an American Woman Imprisoned in Russia by Marguerite Harrison (1921)
"In the commissariats there is much sabotage, much padding of payrolls and ... In several commissariats, such as that of Posts and Telegraphs and that of ..."

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