Translation of "politics" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈpɒl·ə·tɪks/ us /ˈpɑ·lɪˌtɪks/

B1 ideas and activities relating to how a country or area is governed

He has little interest in politics.
She’s planning to retire from politics next year.

(Translation of “politics” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun singular or plural /ˈpolitiks/

the science or business of, or ideas about, or affairs concerning, government

local politics.
political adjective

of, or concerning, politics

for political reasons
political studies.
politically adverb

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

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

(Translation of “politics” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)