Political meaning

pə-lĭt'ĭ-kəl
(pejorative) Motivated, especially inappropriately, by political (electoral or other party political) calculation.
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A political agent or officer.
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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.

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Of or relating to views about social relationships that involve power or authority.
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Relating to, involving, or characteristic of political parties or politicians.

A political campaign.

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The definition of political is something that relates to government, politics or how an organization is run.

An example of political is the political party called the "Green Party."

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Of, relating to, or dealing with the structure or affairs of government, politics, or the state.

A political system.

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Interested or active in politics.

I'm not a very political person.

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Influenced by, based on, or stemming from partisan interests or political ideology.

The court should never become a political institution. The attack was a political crime.

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Based on or motivated by self-serving interests, especially in attempting to gain power or to please people of a higher rank in an organization.

Political maneuvering within the company.

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Indicating national or regional boundaries. Used of maps.
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Having a definite governmental organization.
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Engaged in or taking sides in politics.

Political parties.

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Of or characteristic of political parties or politicians.

Political pressure.

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Concerning or relating to politics, the art and process of governing.

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.

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(of a person) Interested in politics.
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A publication centred around politics.
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Of or concerned with government, the state, or politics.
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Origin of political

  • From Latin politicus +"Ž -al.
    From Wiktionary