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politics

noun
 
 
/ˈpɒlətɪks/
ACTIVITIES [U] B1 ideas and activities relating to how a country or area is governed: He has little interest in local politics.Politics
JOB [U] B1 a job in politics: She's planning to retire from politics next year.Politics
sb's politics [plural] someone's opinions about how a country or area should be governed: I don't know what his politics are, but he strongly disagreed with the decision.PoliticsOpinions, beliefs and points of view
RELATIONSHIPS [plural] the relationships in a group that allow particular people to have power over others: I try not to get involved in office politics.Power to controlSituations and circumstances
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