Czechoslovak


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Czech·o·slo·va·ki·a

 (chĕk′ə-slə-vä′kē-ə, -slō-)
A former country of central Europe. It was formed in 1918 from Czech- and Slovak-speaking territories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Communists gained control of the government after World War II and stayed in power until late 1989 when demands for democratic political reform forced Communist leaders to resign. In 1993 the country split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Czech′o·slo′vak, Czech′o·slo·va′ki·an adj. & n.

Czechoslovak

(ˌtʃɛkəʊˈsləʊvæk)
adj
1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of the former Czechoslovakia, its peoples, or their languages
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the former Czechoslovakia, its peoples, or their languages
3. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the former Czechoslovakia, its peoples, or their languages
n
(Languages) (loosely) either of the two mutually intelligible languages of the former Czechoslovakia; Czech or Slovak

Czech•o•slo•vak

or Czech•o-Slo•vak

(ˈtʃɛk əˈsloʊ væk, -vɑk)

n.
a native or inhabitant of Czechoslovakia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Czechoslovak - a native or inhabitant of the former republic of CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovak - a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia - a former republic in central Europe; divided into Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Translations

Czechoslovak

[ˈtʃekəʊˈsləʊvæk] (Hist)
A. ADJchecoslovaco
B. Nchecoslovaco/a m/f

Czechoslovak

(Hist)
nTschechoslowake m, → Tschechoslowakin f

Czechoslovak

[ˌtʃɛkəʊˈsləʊvæk] Czechoslovakian [ˈtʃɛkəʊsləˈvækɪən]
1. adjcecoslovacco/a
2. n (person) → cecoslovacco/a; (language) → cecoslovacco
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The beginningsThe foundations of the Czechoslovak, and later Slovak tax system stem from the tax reform in 1952 that culminated in the creation of the new socialist system.
Mr McDonnell said: "I have never met any Czechoslovak or Soviet agent, nor visited the Soviet or Russian embassy and have visited Guildford once in my life, which was last year for a Labour Party public meeting.
He added: "I have never met any Czechoslovak or Soviet agent, nor visited the Soviet or Russian embassy and have visited Guildford once in my life - last year for a Labour Party public meeting.
During his long career in the sports movement, Professor Vladimir Cernusak played an influential role both nationally and internationally, successfully leading the integration of the newly formed Slovak sports organisations into the Olympic Movement after the Czechoslovak separation in 1993.
Contract notice: production of commemorative bimetal coins for the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the czechoslovak crown
Although the Czechoslovak Army was formally disbanded as part of this process, a significant number of personnel still wanted to fight the Germans.
A The Primitives Group was a Czechoslovak psychedelic band active from 1965 to 1969.
4) The Czechoslovak secret police he had helped organize, in contrast, was a network of around 200 agents who were not allowed to carry weapons or arrest suspects.
These included MoU signed between STI Pakistan and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra for development of simulation of "Super Mushak", between Pakistan Ordinance Factory (POF) and M/s Czechoslovak Group, between POF and M/s Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.
Furthermore, we defined socialist realism as a strategy based on a consistently built and controlled organisational structure, with the Union of Czechoslovak Composers being its main buttress in the domain of music.
The Communist Party controlled the film industry via the Czechoslovak Film Monopoly (Ceskoslovensky statni film), which in turn handled distribution via the Central Distribution Company (Ustredni pujcovna filmu [hereafter UPF]) and production via Barrandov Film Studios in Prague and Koliba Studios in Bratislava (see Danielis "ieska filmova distribuce po roce 1989").
Other readers may be amused, as was this reviewer, by the foreword by Sophie von Hohenberg and her belief that she is entitled to estates confiscated after 1918 by the Austrian and Czechoslovak states.