Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: perestroika  ,pe-re'stroy-ku
  1. An economic policy adopted in the former Soviet Union; intended to increase automation and labour efficiency but it led eventually to the end of central planning in the Russian economy

Derived forms: perestroikas

Type of: economic policy

Encyclopedia: Perestroika