An example of politics is a government official who is backed by big oil companies.
Their politics are clear from the bumper stickers on their cars.
Studied law with a view to going into politics; felt that politics was a worthwhile career.
Partisan politics is often an obstruction to good government. Office politics are often debilitating and counterproductive.
He made a career out of politics.
There's too much politics in this organization.
His politics on that issue is his own business. Your politics are clearly more liberal than mine.
Origin of politics
- From the adjective politic, by analogy with Aristotle's "Ï„Î± Ï€Î¿Î»Î¹Ï„Î¹ÎºÎ¬" ('affairs of state').