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po·lit·i·cal

 (pə-lĭt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or dealing with the structure or affairs of government, politics, or the state: a political system.
2. Relating to, involving, or characteristic of political parties or politicians: a political campaign.
3. Interested or active in politics: I'm not a very political person.
4. Influenced by, based on, or stemming from partisan interests or political ideology: The court should never become a political institution. The attack was a political crime.
5. Based on or motivated by self-serving interests, especially in attempting to gain power or to please people of a higher rank in an organization: political maneuvering within the company.
6. Indicating national or regional boundaries. Used of maps.

po·lit′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.politically - with regard to social relationships involving authority; "politically correct clothing"
2.politically - with regard to government; "politically organized units"
Translations
سياسيّا
politicky
politikailag
stjórmálalega, pólítískt
politicky
politično
politik olaraksiyasî açıdan

politically

[pəˈlɪtɪkəlɪ] ADVpolíticamente
politically correct [person, attitude, terminology] → políticamente correcto
politically incorrectpolíticamente incorrecto
POLITICALLY CORRECT
Se dice que una persona o su comportamiento es politically correct o PC cuando sus actitudes o palabras no reflejan ningún desprecio o insulto hacia grupos minoritarios o con algún tipo de desventaja física o social, tales como disminuidos físicos o psíquicos, minorías étnicas, homosexuales, mujeres, etc. Los que propugnan el uso de este tipo de lenguaje y actitud políticamente correctos creen que con ello desafían los valores que la sociedad occidental ha tratado de imponer sobre el resto del mundo a lo largo de la historia. Sin embargo, el término politically correct se emplea también de forma irónica por las personas que se burlan de este tipo de lenguaje y actitudes por considerarlas excesivas. Entre las expresiones políticamente correctas, algunas de las más conocidas son: Native American en vez de Red Indian (indio americano), visually impaired en vez de blind (ciego) y vertically challenged en vez de short (bajo).

politically

[pəˈlɪtɪkəli] advpolitiquementpolitically correct adjpolitiquement correct(e)politically incorrect adjpolitiquement incorrectpolitically motivated adj [violence, killing, attack] → à caractère politique; [prosecution] → à caractère politique
to be politically motivated [killing, attack] → avoir un caractère politiquepolitical party nparti m politiquepolitical prisoner nprisonnier/ière m/f politiquepolitical science nsciences fpl politiquespolitical scientist nspécialiste m/f en sciences politiques

politically

adv aware, expedientpolitisch; politically speakingim politischen Sinne

politically

[pəˈlɪtɪklɪ] advpoliticamente

politics

(ˈpolitiks) noun singular or plural
the science or business of, or ideas about, or affairs concerning, government.
poˈlitical adjective
of, or concerning, politics. for political reasons; political studies.
poˈlitically adverb
poˌlitically corˈrect adjective
(also PC) (of language or behaviour) that does not offend particular groups of people. It is politically correct to use `he or she', and not just `he', when you mean a man or a woman.
ˌpoliˈtician (-ˈtiʃən) noun
a person whose job is politics; a member of parliament.
political asylum
protection given by a government to a foreigner who has left his own country for political reasons.
political prisoner
a person who has been imprisoned for political reasons and not for any crime.
political ˈscience noun
a field of study dealing with politics, government and other political institutions.
References in classic literature ?
The Mengwe, the Maquas, the Mingoes, and the Iroquois, though not all strictly the same, are identified frequently by the speakers, being politically confederated and opposed to those just named.
Mercedes and I are not much alarmed about the horse, although this part of Spain is in something of a turmoil, politically, at present, and there is a good deal of lawlessness.
I discussed the question in all its forms, politically and scientifically; and I give here an extract from a carefully-studied article which I published in the number of the 30th of April.
You are aware, monsieur, that a man may be estimable and trustworthy in private life, and the best seaman in the merchant service, and yet be, politically speaking, a great criminal.
Oh, sire, God defend you from ever having anything to transact politically with Monk.
Politically, his creed was his growing country; and he came over to England to develop a Great Idea in her behalf.
There is therefore no reason that a monarch should not act in agreement with free states, to support his own power, if they do the same thing for the benefit of their respective communities; upon which account when there is any acknowledged difference in the power of the citizens, the reason upon which the ostracism is founded will be politically just; but it is better for the legislator so to establish his state at the beginning as not to want this remedy: but if in course of time such an inconvenience should arise, to endeavour to amend it by some such correction.
Even more pacific than the British Empire were France and its allies, the Latin powers, heavily armed states indeed, but reluctant warriors, and in many ways socially and politically leading western civilisation.
At the time I went to Alabama the coloured people were taking considerable interest in politics, and they were very anxious that I should become one of them politically, in every respect.
The President fears me politically, he fears my following
Politically and economically it was nothing if not orthodox.
I was at Taki-Tiki, a low island that politically belongs to the Solomons, but that geologically doesn't at all, for the Solomons are high islands.

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