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political

adjective
 
 
/pəˈlɪtɪkəl/
B1 relating to or involved in politics: There are two main political parties in my country. The church has a strong political influence.Politics
politically adverb
Translations of “political”
in Korean 정치의…
in Arabic سياسي…
in Portuguese político…
in Catalan polític…
in Japanese 政治的な, 政治の…
in Italian politico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治的…
in Russian политический…
in Turkish siyasî, siyasal, poltikayla ilgili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治的…
in Polish polityczny…
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