Definition of Political

1. Adjective. Involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians. "Political policy"




2. Adjective. Of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power. "Political opinions"
Partainyms: Politics
Derivative terms: Politics

3. Adjective. Of or relating to the profession of governing. "Political career"
Partainyms: Politics
Derivative terms: Politics

Definition of Political

1. a. Having, or conforming to, a settled system of administration.

Definition of Political

1. Adjective. concerning or relating to politics, the art and process of governing ¹

2. Adjective. concerning a polity or its administrative components ¹

3. Adjective. (pejorative) motivated, especially inappropriately, by political (electoral or other party political) calculation ¹

4. Adjective. of or relating to views about social relationships that involve power or authority ¹

5. Noun. A political agent or officer. ¹

6. Noun. a publication centred around politics ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Political

1. [adj]

Political Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Political

politainers
politburo
politburos
polite
polite fiction
polite society
politeia
politely
politeness
politenesses
politer
politesse
politesses
politest
politic
political (current term)
political action committee
political arena
political asylum
political boss
political campaign
political climate
political commissar
political conservative
political conservatives
political consumerism
political contribution
political correctitude
political correctness
political correctnesses

Literary usage of Political

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theory of State by Johann Caspar Bluntschli (1895)
"The general course of events in a people's life, the acts of individuals, the history of art, science, economic conditions, morals, diplomatic and political ..."

2. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1869)
"OF SYSTEMS OF political ECONOMY. INTRODUCTION. political ECONOMY, considered as a branch of the science of a statesman or legislator, proposes two distinct ..."

3. Economic Studies by Walter Bagehot (1888)
"THE POSTULATES OF ENGLISH political ECONOMY. ADAM SMITH completed the ... The best book on political Economy published in England before that of Adam Smith ..."

4. Cutting Off the Serpent's Head: Tightening Control in Tibet, 1994-1995 by Tibet Information Network, Robert Barnett, Human Rights Watch/Asia, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1996)
"The main findings of the study are that political dissent in Tibet is spreading to rural areas and to wider sections of the community; that the number of ..."

5. Principles and Problems of Government by Charles Grove Haines (1921)
"A cursory examination of the process through which modern political institutions have evolved will aid in the understanding of this reconstructive process. ..."

6. Principles and Problems of Government by Charles Grove Haines (1921)
"PRINCIPLES AND PROBLEMS OF GOVERNMENT CHAPTER I THE ORIGIN AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT political institutions, like the other results of human ..."

7. Lectures on the Industrial Revolution of the 18th Century in England by Arnold Toynbee, Benjamin Jowett (1887)
"The change that has come over political Economy—Ricardo responsible for the form of that Science—The causes of his great influence—The economic assumptions ..."

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