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Spanish translation of “politics”

politics

noun singular or plural /ˈpolitiks/
the science or business of, or ideas about, or affairs concerning, government
política
local politics.
political adjective of, or concerning, politics
político
for political reasons political studies.
politically adverb
políticamente
a politically influenced decision.
politically correct adjective (also PC) (of language or behaviour/behavior) that does not offend particular groups of people
políticamente correcto
It is politically correct to use ’he or she’, and not just ’he’, when you mean a man or a woman.
politician /-ˈtiʃən/ noun a person whose job is politics; a member of parliament
político
a Labour politician.
political asylum noun protection given by a government to a foreigner who has left his own country for political reasons
asilo político
She is seeking political asylum.
political prisoner noun a person who has been imprisoned for political reasons and not for any crime
preso político
the release of all political prisoners.
political science noun a field of study dealing with politics, government, and other political institutions.
ciencias políticas
(Definition of politics from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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