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pəˈlɪt ɪ kəlpo·lit·i·cal

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  1. politicaladjective



  2. politicaladjective

    A political agent or officer.

    Political principles are rarely absolute, as political logic holds an imperfect result by compromise is better than a theoretically perfect abstention from the political process in the opposition



  3. politicaladjective

    concerning a polity or its administrative components

    Good political staff is hard to find, they may neither be ambitious and corrupted by power nor tempted by private sector careers



  4. politicaladjective

    motivated, especially inappropriately, by political (electoral or other party political) calculation



  5. politicaladjective

    of or relating to views about social relationships that involve power or authority



Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. politicaladjective

    involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians

    "calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman; "political pressure"; "a political machine"; "political office"; "political policy"

    unpolitical, apolitical, nonpolitical

  2. politicaladjective

    of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power

    "political opinions"

    nonpolitical, apolitical, unpolitical

  3. politicaladjective

    of or relating to the profession of governing

    "political career"

    unpolitical, nonpolitical, apolitical

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. politicaladjective

    civil, CIVIC, public, politic, national

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  1. Justin Trudeau:

    (Conservative Prime Minister Stephen) Harper continues to make these decisions on a political basis rather (than) on a level of clarity and that's why quite frankly we're seeing global investment hesitant to engage.

  2. Andrew Cuomo:

    [ A ] small group [ of ] politicians put their own narrow political interests above their community -- which poll after poll showed overwhelmingly supported bringing Amazon to Long Island City -- the states economic future and the best interests of the people of this state, the New York State Senate has done tremendous damage. They should be held accountable for this lost economic opportunity.

  3. Andrew Bridgen:

    It's unfortunate that the prime minister and chancellor (finance minister) put themselves at the front and center of the Remain campaign so the collateral political damage is really quite immense.

  4. Stephen Miller:

    The purpose of this endeavor from America First Legal is to let parents know what their current rights are under federal law – the kind of thing that groups like the ACLU should be doing but aren’t doing because they have fallen prey to a political agenda. They’re no longer in the business of defending civil rights and civil liberties.

  5. Mark Campanale:

    We weren’t thinking of a political narrative at all, we said there are risks riddled across the system, and that the answer to the carbon bubble was to address the regulatory challenges.

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