Associations to the word «Political»

Wiktionary

POLITICAL, adjective. Concerning or relating to politics, the art and process of governing.
POLITICAL, adjective. Concerning a polity or its administrative components.
POLITICAL, adjective. (pejorative) Motivated, especially inappropriately, by political (electoral or other party political) calculation.
POLITICAL, adjective. Of or relating to views about social relationships that involve power or authority.
POLITICAL, adjective. (of a person) Interested in politics.
POLITICAL, noun. A political agent or officer.
POLITICAL, noun. A publication centred around politics
POLITICAL ANIMAL, noun. A person driven by political motives
POLITICAL ARITHMETIC, noun. (now archaic or historical) The demographic statistics of a country or state. [from 17th c.]
POLITICAL ASYLUM, noun. The protection, by a sovereign state, of a person who is persecuted in his own country for his political opinions or activity
POLITICAL CARTOON, noun. Editorial cartoon.
POLITICAL CARTOONIST, noun. Editorial cartoonist.
POLITICAL CARTOONISTS, noun. Plural of political cartoonist
POLITICAL CARTOONS, noun. Plural of political cartoon
POLITICAL CLIMATE, noun. The aggregate mood or opinions of a population about current political issues that affect said population in some way.
POLITICAL CONSERVATIVE, noun. (US) A person who favors decentralization of political power and disfavors activist foreign policy.
POLITICAL CONSERVATIVES, noun. Plural of political conservative
POLITICAL CONSUMERISM, noun. The standpoint that consumption decisions can be made by political criteria and thought of as being political. People who buy things for political use.
POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, noun. (uncountable) Avoidance of expressions or actions that can be perceived to exclude, marginalize or insult people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against.
POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, noun. (countable) The result or product of being politically correct.
POLITICAL CORRECTNESSES, noun. Plural of political correctness
POLITICAL ECONOMIST, noun. One who studies political economy.
POLITICAL ECONOMY, noun. (economics) Interdisciplinary studies drawing upon economics, law, and political science in explaining how political institutions, the political environment, and the economic system — capitalist, socialist, mixed — influence each other.
POLITICAL FOOTBALL, noun. (countable) (idiomatic) A contentious political issue or problem that is often debated or discussed, but that remains unresolved; an issue or problem which is avoided by authorities and handed off to others.
POLITICAL FOOTBALL, noun. (uncountable) (idiomatic) Ongoing unproductive wrangling or posturing between political factions, resulting in failure to deal with an issue or problem in a decisive or appropriate way.
POLITICAL MACHINE, noun. (US) A local political organization that controls a large number of personal votes and can therefore exert political influence
POLITICAL OPPOSITION, noun. A recognized political party that is present in Parliament or some other legislative party and does not control the floor (usually due to being in the minority).
POLITICAL OPPOSITION, noun. An unrecognized political party in a one-party state.
POLITICAL OPPOSITION, noun. Actions by one political group against another political group, either by using governmental power or by popular actions such as protests.
POLITICAL OPPOSITION, noun. A more general case of disagreement in politics.
POLITICAL PARTIES, noun. Plural of political party
POLITICAL PARTY, noun. A political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power through representation in government.
POLITICAL PRICE FIXING, noun. A situation in which a group of political parties band together to take opposing sides of certain issues, but take the same side on other issues. If the parties are powerful enough, voters on the opposite side of the other issues are left without a viable voting option. Instead, they must either not vote, vote for a candidate of another political party that stands no chance of winning, or vote for one of the major political parties that most closely aligns with his/her beliefs.
POLITICAL PRISONER, noun. A person imprisoned for no other reason than his or her political views or political activism.
POLITICAL PRISONERS, noun. Plural of political prisoner
POLITICAL RISK, noun. (finance) Any financial or other risk that stems from the possibility of a nation changing its policies.
POLITICAL RISKS, noun. Plural of political risk
POLITICAL SCIENCE, noun. The systematic study of government and politics.
POLITICAL SCIENCE, noun. The analytical study of public policy and policies, past, present, and prospective.
POLITICAL SCIENCES, noun. Plural of political science
POLITICAL SCIENTIST, noun. An expert in political science.
POLITICAL SCIENTISTS, noun. Plural of political scientist
POLITICAL SYSTEM, noun. A complete set of institutions, political organizations, interest groups (such as political parties, trade unions, lobby groups), the relationships between those institutions and the political norms and rules that govern their functions (constitution, election law).
POLITICAL SYSTEM, noun. A system composed of the members of a social organization (group) who are in power.
POLITICAL SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of political system
POLITICAL VACUUM, noun. A state of relative anarchy compared to neighboring states, often caused by death of the head of state before a successor could be designated

Dictionary definition

POLITICAL, adjective. 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".
POLITICAL, adjective. Of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power; "political opinions".
POLITICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the profession of governing; "political career".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin