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Meaning of POLITICAL

Pronunciation:  pu'litikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power; "political opinions"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to the profession of governing; "political career"
 

POLITICAL is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: governmental, policy-making
 
 Antonyms: nonpolitical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Po*lit"i*cal\, a.
1. Having, or conforming to, a settled system of
   administration. [R.] ``A political government.'' --Evelyn.

2. Of or pertaining to public policy, or to politics;
   relating to affairs of state or administration; as, a
   political writer. ``The political state of Europe.''
   --Paley.

3. Of or pertaining to a party, or to parties, in the state;
   as, his political relations were with the Whigs.

4. Politic; wise; also, artful. [Obs.] --Sterne.

{Political economy}, that branch of political science or
   philosophy which treats of the sources, and methods of
   production and preservation, of the material wealth and
   prosperity of nations.

 
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