Adjective "apparat" definition and examples

(Apparat may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌapəˈrɑːt/

Definitions and examples

noun

The administrative system of a communist party, especially in a communist country.
  1. 'There is no need of a monolithic party if the effective apparat is in general agreement, makes the same assumptions.'
  2. 'When Soviet communism fell, nobody beyond a handful of military and apparat raised a hand to retrieve it.'

More definitions

1. an organization or existing power structure, especially a political one: a position of leadership within the party apparat; The chess apparat is not eager to change tournament rules.

More examples(as adjective)

"deses can be apparat."

Origin

Russian, from German, literally ‘apparatus’.