Complete Definition of "politics"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËpÉl.ɪ.tɪks/
audio|en-us-politics.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From the adjective politic, by analogy with Aristotleâs "Ïα ÏολιÏικά" ('affairs of state').

Noun
politics p

  1. The practice of responding to conflict with dialogue.
  2. Set of policies relating to governmental and legal matters

#:I donât like his politics.

  1. campaigning|Campaigning or arguing for a set of policies, or maneuvering for power

#: I want to go into politics.

  1. The study of disputes between rival political factions.

#:Favoritism is the only use of politics. Richard L Kempe

  1. Political affairs of life, party politics, local politics.

#: Heâs thinking of going into politics, e.g., trying to become a Member of Parliament.

  1. Political views or beliefs.

#: What are your politics?

  1. rivalry between political parties

#: Theyâre not concerned with welfare: itâs all politics!

Translations

Afrikaans: politiek
Arabic: Arab|سÙاسة unicode|(siyÄsa) f
Bengali: রাà¦à¦¨à§à¦¤à¦¿
Bosnian: politika f
Bulgarian: полиÑика (polítika) f
Chinese: æ¿æ²» (zhèngzhì)
Croatian: politika f
Czech: politika f
Dutch: politiek f
Estonian: poliitika
Finnish: politiikka
French: politique f
Georgian: ááááá¢ááá (politika)
German: Politik f
Hebrew: פ××××××§× (pÅlÄ«á¹­Ä«qeh) f
Hindi: राà¤à¤¨à¥à¤¤à¤¿ (rÄjnÄ«ti) f
Hungarian: politika#Hungarian|politika
Interlingua: politica f
Italian: politica#Italian|politica f
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Japanese: æ¿æ²»#Japanese|æ¿æ²» (ããã, seiji)
Korean: ì ì¹ (jeongchi)
Norwegian: politikk m
Persian: FAchar|سÛاست (siyâsat)
Polish: polityka f
Romanian: politicÄ f
Portuguese: política f
Russian: полиÑика (polítika) f
Scottish Gaelic: sluagh-iùl m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: полиÑика#Serbian|полиÑика f
:Roman: politika#Serbian|politika f
Slovak: politika#Slovak|politika f
Spanish: política#Spanish|política f
Swedish: politik c (1,2)
Telugu: à°°à°¾à°à°à±à°¯à°¾à°²à± (rÄjakÄyÄlu) (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Turkish: politika#Turkish|politika
Urdu: URchar|راج ÙÛØªÛ (rÄj-nÄ«ti) f, URchar|سÛاست (siyÄsat) f

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