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politburopol‧it‧bu‧ro /ˈpɒlɪtbjʊərəʊ, $ ˈpɑːlətbjʊroʊ/ noun (plural politburos) [countable]  PGthe most important decision-making committee of a Communist party or Communist government
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politburoThe application of the wife of a politburo member to study at a research institute would never have been easy to reject.A 16-member politburo and 49-member executive committee were also elected.But the results of the talks with the party politburo member Mr Vasil Mohorita remained unclear.Four members and candidate members were sacked from the ruling politburo, elected only on Wednesday.Assertion of her supremacy over the other members of the politburo was an essential step to confirming her position as heir-apparent.The politburo meeting room was connected to the bunker by a direct lift hidden behind the panelling.
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