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ge·o·pol·i·tics

 (jē′ō-pŏl′ĭ-tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The study of the relationship among politics and geography, demography, and economics, especially with respect to the foreign policy of a nation.
2.
a. A governmental policy employing geopolitics.
b. A Nazi doctrine holding that the geographic, economic, and political needs of Germany justified its invasion and seizure of other lands.
3. A combination of geographic and political factors relating to or influencing a nation or region.

ge′o·po·lit′i·cal (-pə-lĭt′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ge′o·po·lit′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′o·pol′i·ti′cian (-tĭsh′ən) n.

geopolitical

(ˌdʒiːəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl)
adj
(Physical Geography) of or relating to geopolitics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.geopolitical - of or relating to geopolitics
Translations

geopolitical

[ˌdʒiːəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl] ADJgeopolítico

geopolitical

[ˌdʒiːəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl] adjgéopolitique
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LeDonne is a great admirer of Halford MacKinder, the grandfather of the Anglo-American school of geopoliticians and darling of the Russophobes.
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