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strategicadjective

uk   us   /strəˈtiː.dʒɪk/
C1 helping to ​achieve a ​plan, for ​example in ​business or ​politics: strategic ​planning a strategic ​withdrawal/​advance Their ​bombs are always ​placed in strategic positions to ​cause as much ​chaos as ​possible. used to ​providemilitaryforces with an ​advantage: There are ​plans to ​modernize the US strategic forces. strategic ​armsreductiontalks

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strategically
adverb uk   us   /-dʒɪ.kəl.i/

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Her ​scarf was strategically placed to ​hide a ​tear in her ​shirt. Central ​Asia is a ​fragileregion, ​politicallyweak but strategically important.
(Definition of strategic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strategicadjective

uk   us   /strəˈtiːdʒɪk/ (also strategical) MANAGEMENT
relating to the way in which an ​organization, country, etc. decides what it ​wants to ​achieve and ​plansactions and use of ​resources over ​time to do this: The ​company has ​grown through strategic acquisitions which have taken them into new ​markets.strategic goal/objective/priority A ​company must ​define its strategic ​objectives.strategic decision/initiative/review The new ​CEOcarried out a strategic ​review of the ​managementstructure. a strategic ​move/​position
(Definition of strategic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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