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noh meng kluh choo ruh

  • n  the system of patronage in communist countries; controlled by committees in the Communist Party

  • For now, most of the Moscow nomenklatura don't seem to get this.
  • My oldest friend, son of a senior nomenklatura professor, hugged me as we stood beside Checkpoint Charlie and I headed off, for the umpteenth time, to a break in what he called "my .
  • The chief beneficiaries of overcentralization are the nomenklatura, the 750,000 to 1 million members of the bureaucratic elite at the upper reaches of the system.

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