Definition of KGB in English:

KGB

proper noun

  • The state security police (1954–91) of the former Soviet Union with responsibility for external espionage, internal counter-intelligence, and internal ‘crimes against the state’.

Origin

Russian, abbreviation of Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti Committee of State Security.

Pronunciation:

KGB

/keɪdʒiːˈbiː/