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.