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polite | politely | politeness | politesse | politic | Political | political action committee | political arena | political boss | political campaign | political commissar





  •  Having, or conforming to, a settled system of administration.  Evelyn.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or pertaining to public policy, or to politics; relating to affairs of state or administration; as, a political writer.  Paley.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or pertaining to a party, or to parties, in the state; as, his political relations were with the Whigs.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Politic; wise; also, artful.  Sterne.  [1913 Webster]
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.


Political, adj.
1 a of or concerning the State or its government, or public affairs generally. b of, relating to, or engaged in politics. c belonging to or forming part of a civil administration.
2 having an organized form of society or government.
3 taking or belonging to a side in politics.
4 relating to or affecting interests of status or authority in an organization rather than matters of principle (a political decision).

political asylum see ASYLUM. political economist a student of or expert in political economy. political economy the study of the economic aspects of government. political geography that dealing with boundaries and the possessions of States. political prisoner a person imprisoned for political beliefs or actions. political science the study of the State and systems of government. political scientist a specialist in political science.
politically adv.
L politicus (as POLITIC)



absolute, administrative, aristocratic, authoritarian, autocratic, autonomous, bureaucratic, civic, civil, constitutional, democratic, despotic, dictatorial, diplomatic, factional, factious, fascist, federal, federalist, federalistic, geopolitical, governmental, gubernatorial, heteronomous, matriarchal, matriarchic, monarchal, monarchial, monarchic, monocratic, national, official, oligarchal, oligarchic, parliamentarian, parliamentary, partisan, patriarchal, patriarchic, pluralistic, politic, politico-commercial, politico-diplomatic, politico-economic, politico-geographical, politico-judicial, politico-military, politico-moral, politico-religious, politico-scientific, politico-social, politico-theological, public, republican, self-governing, state, statesmanlike, suffragist, theocratic, totalitarian




N politics, political science, candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering, partisanship, ideology, factionalism, election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, recall, initiative, voice, suffrage, plumper, cumulative vote, plebiscitum, plebiscite, vox populi, electioneering, voting, elective franchise, straight ticket, opinion poll, popularity poll, issue, opinion, stand, position, program, platform, party line, democracy, republicanism, communism, statism, state socialism, socialism, conservatism, toryism, liberalism, whigism, theocracy, constitutional monarchy, party, Democratic Party, Republican Party, Socialist Party, Communist Party, Federalist Party, Bull Moose Party, Abolitionist Party, Christian Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, National Socialist Worker's Party, Nazi Party, Liberal Party, Labor Party, Conservative Party, ticket, slate, politician activist, candidate, aspirant, hopeful, office-seeker, front- runner, dark horse, long shot, shoo-in, supporter, backer, political worker, campaign worker, lobbyist, contributor, party hack, ward heeler, regional candidate, favorite son, running mate, stalking horse, perpetual candidate, political animal, political contribution, campaign contribution, political action committee, PAC, political district, electoral division, electoral district, bailiwick, electorate, constituents, get-out-the-vote campaign, political education, negative campaigning, dirty politics, smear campaign, also-ran, loser, has-been, office holder, official, occupant of a position, public servant, incumbent, winner, political, partisan, Money is the mother's milk of politics.

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