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strategicadjective

uk   /strəˈtiː.dʒɪk/ us   /strəˈtiː.dʒɪk/
strategically
adverb uk   /strəˈtiː.dʒɪ.kəl.i/ us   /strəˈtiː.dʒɪ.kəl.i/

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

"strategic" in Business English

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strategicadjective

uk   /strəˈtiːdʒɪk/ us   also strategical MANAGEMENT
relating to the way in which an organization, country, etc. decides what it wants to achieve and plans actions 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 CEO carried out a strategic review of the management structure. a strategic move/position
(Definition of strategic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“strategic” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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