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political sciencenoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​study of how ​people get or ​compete for ​power and how it is used in ​governing a ​country
(Definition of political science from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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political sciencenoun [U]

 us   /pəˈlɪt̬·ɪ·kəl ˈsaɪ·əns/
the ​study of ​government and political ​systems
(Definition of political science from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Traditional) 政治學…
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