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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Political  \Po*lit"i*cal\,  a. 
  1.  Having  or  conforming  to  a  settled  system  of 
  administration.  [R.]  ``A  political  government.''  --Evelyn. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  public  policy,  or  to  politics; 
  relating  to  affairs  of  state  or  administration;  as  a 
  political  writer.  ``The  political  state  of  Europe.'' 
  --Paley. 
 
  3.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  party,  or  to  parties,  in  the  state; 
  as  his  political  relations  were  with  the  Whigs. 
 
  4.  Politic;  wise;  also  artful.  [Obs.]  --Sterne. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  political 
  adj  1:  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"  [ant:  {nonpolitical}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  your  views  about  social  relationships 
  involving  authority  or  power;  "political  opinions" 
  3:  of  or  relating  to  the  profession  of  governing;  "political 
  career" 




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