political unit


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Noun1.political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
Holy Roman Empire - a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
union - a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations; "the Soviet Union"
Palestine Authority, Palestine National Authority, Palestinian National Authority - combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO
cadre, cell - a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
amphictyony - an association of neighboring states or tribes in ancient Greece; established originally to defend a common religious center
lunatic fringe - a political unit with extreme and fanatical views
revolutionary group - a political unit organized to promote revolution
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
pressure group, third house, lobby - a group of people who try actively to influence legislation
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Before joining Fox News, Rosen worked as a researcher to "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Dan Rather; as an associate producer at WWOR-TV in New York; as a producer in the political unit of NY-1 News; as an anchor and reporter for WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois; and as an anchor and reporter for News12/The Bronx.
A Fort Worth native and UT-Austin grad, Abby began her journalism career as a desk assistant at NBC News in Washington, working her way up to the political unit, where she researched stories for Nightly News, the Today Show and Meet the Press.
I want to wish all my colleagues all the very best both here and at Stormont, especially my friends in the political unit.
In this respect the slogan of Hungarian noble origin reformers of the 19th century was symptomatic: 'Nation exits in its language' This conception foreshadowed the later conflicts because the old political unit, the territory of the Medieval Hungarian Kingship, which in the emerging Hungarian national consciousness appeared as an ancient Hungarian land, was a mixed region in ethnical and linguistic meaning; it was populated by different ethnic groups with different languages.
Europeans have reason to be worried, and they now have to face the fact that the EU is not just a common market -- a mere economic community -- but a global player, a cohesive political unit with shared values and common security interests.
This is an important cross-disciplinary work that brings into focus the international importance of this major political unit.
Experts by and large concur that the present nation-state system despite many erosions and challenges to its sovereignty is still to enduringly strong to stay for many decades as a viable political unit.
The conferer of the title on the soon-to-retire Labour politician was the BBC's political unit at Westminster.
The reason is that the PKK's priority lies in Syria, where it now has a historic opportunity to form an autonomous political unit.
Although the nation state will remain the primary political unit, it is no longer the only one with which people identify.
David Russell, commented: "An Ejido is a fundamental Mexican political unit that operates at the rural level.
They deserve our respect as well as our support inasmuch as the barangay is the basic political unit of government in our country," the author stressed.