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political

adjective
 
 
/pəˈlɪtɪkəl/
GOVERNMENT, POLITICS relating to politics: The financial crisis will determine the new government's political agenda for the next few years. She became a candidate for the leadership of a major political party. There the unions still hold enormous political power and represent the majority of the population.
WORKPLACE relating to getting or keeping power within a particular company, organization, etc.: The move by the CEO was regarded by the majority of the management as being purely political. It was a political decision, taken in order to cling on to power.
politically adverb
(Definition of political from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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