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(in the former Soviet Union) a comrade (often used as a form of address)
- ‘No tovarich, it was socialism: the state-tyranny part is created when leftists spongeheads like yourself realise the majority of the population will never support your ideas, so you enforce your ideas on them.’
From Russian tovarishch, from Turkic.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.