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 (tə-vär′ĭch, -ĭsh) or to·va·rish (-ĭsh)
A comrade.

[Russian tovarishch, from Old Russian tovarishchĭ, sing. of tovarishchi, business associates, from Old Turkic tavar ishchi, businessman, merchant : tavar, wealth, trade + ishchi, one who works (from ish, work, business).]
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Noun1.tovarich - a comrade (especially in Russian communism)tovarich - a comrade (especially in Russian communism)
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate - a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
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Al mandatario ruso Vladimir Putin le redacto la siguiente flor: "Te mire a los ojos y confio en ti, tovarich Putin
Powell's theatre credits include Singin' in the Rain (Palace Theatre), Ubu Roi and Pirates (both Royal Court), Travesties (RSC), Tovarich (Chichester Festival Theatre), and more recently a touring production of Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell.
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Empty stores, black market blue jeans, paper underwear, cheap vodka, KGB repression, and above all, the forced ritual of comradely address ( tovarich )--these, and little else, are the lasting accomplishments of revolutionary culture as it appears in the novel.
Frassica spiega come stranamente la lettera di Marta Abba del 1 dicembre, che annuncia al Maestro il suo grande successo a Broadway con il pezzo teatrale Tovarich di Deval, non riceva risposta.
Si bien el libro de Stavrakakis La izquierda lacaniana (2010) propone recentrar la politica en torno a las identificaciones y los afectos, no creo que la dicotomia 'izquierda/derecha' se aplique a Lacan y al psicoanalisis pues no hay teoria 'progresista' ni 'reaccionaria', ni ciencia 'proletaria' ni 'burguesa', aunque lo pretendiera tovarich Stalin.
Irving turned 84 last November, and he could tell you a thing or two about the history of American musical theatre, from Vivien Leigh's practical jokes with a DYMO labeler behind the scenes of the 1963 musical Tovarich, to what it was like to be part of the original 1943 cast of Oklahoma