politics

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politics is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
politics

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈpɒl.ɪ.tɪks/
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Noun[change]

Singular
politics

Plural
politics

  1. (uncountable) Politics is the activity of controlling, affecting or studying an organisation, especially a government.
    The Prime Minister entered politics when she was in university.
    It is very hard to keep the Church out of national politics.
    The decision about the war will be about both foreign policy and domestic politics.
    Office politics have stopped her from getting the job.

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