Strategic definition

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Of or relating to strategy.
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Of or having to do with strategy.
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Characterized by sound strategy; favorable; advantageous.
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The definition of strategic is something done in order to achieve some specific goal, to meet a specific plan, to gain a military advantage or to effectively fight a war.

If you are trying to acquire a new customer and you show that prospect how the features of your company can meet and exceed their needs, this is an example of strategic selling.

A sophisticated missile that can help your country win the war is an example of a strategic weapon.

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Intended to destroy the military potential of an enemy.

Strategic bombing.

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Important or essential in relation to a plan of action.

A strategic withdrawal.

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Essential to the effective conduct of war.

Strategic materials.

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Highly important to an intended objective.

The staff discussed strategic marketing factors.

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Required for the effective conduct of a war.

Strategic materials.

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Essential to effective military strategy.
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Operating or designed to operate directly against the military, industrial, etc. installations of an enemy.

The Strategic Air Command.

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Of or pertaining to strategy.
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Origin of strategic

  • From Ancient Greek στρατηγικός (strategikos, “of or for a general", also "a treatise on strategy"), from στρατηγός (strategos, “the leader or commander of an army, a general"), from στρατός (stratos, “army") + ἄγω (ago, “I lead, I conduct").

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