the executive committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and of certain other nations
Origin of PolitburoRussian Politbjuro from Polit(i?eskoe) Bjuro, Poliical Bureau
The chief political and executive committee of a Communist party.
Origin of politburoRussian contraction of Polit(icheskoe) Byuro political bureau
- The governing council of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and other Marxist-Leninist political systems.
- A senior policymaking body in a political organisation, generally consisting of members who either are appointed by the party in control of the organisation or who attain membership through their personal political affiliations.
Non-specific sense is often used to cast doubt on the legitimacy or stated goals of the subject.