Definition of “politics” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈpɒlətɪks/

B1 ideas and activities relating to how a country or area is governed:

He has little interest in local politics.
JOB [ U ]

B1 a job in politics:

She's planning to retire from politics next year.
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.

the relationships in a group that allow particular people to have power over others:

I try not to get involved in office politics.

(Definition of “politics” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)