Definition of the KGB noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the KGB

BrE BrE//ˌkeɪ dʒiː ˈbiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkeɪ dʒiː ˈbiː//
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the state security police of the former USSR Word OriginRussian, abbreviation of Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti ‘Committee of State Security’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the KGB