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Meaning of Stakhanovite

Sta•kha•nov•ite

Pronunciation: (stu-kä'nu-vīt", -kan'u-), [key]
— n.
  1. a worker in the Soviet Union who regularly surpassed production quotas and was specially honored and rewarded.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a Stakhanovite or to Stakhanovism.
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