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po·lit·i·co

 (pə-lĭt′ĭ-kō′)
n. pl. po·lit·i·cos
A politician.

[From Italian or from Spanish político, both from Latin polīticus, political; see politic.]

politico

(pəˈlɪtɪˌkəʊ)
n, pl -cos
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an informal word for a politician1, politician3
[C17: from Italian or Spanish]

pol•i•ti•cian

(ˌpɒl ɪˈtɪʃ ən)

n.
1. a person who is active in politics, esp. as a career.
2. a seeker or holder of public office.
3. a person who uses public office to advance personal or partisan interests.
4. a person who is skilled in politics.
[1580–90; < French politicien. See politic, -ian]
syn: politician, statesman refer to one skilled in politics. politician is more often derogatory, and statesman laudatory. politician suggests the schemes of a person who engages in politics for party ends or personal advantage: a dishonest politician. statesman suggests the eminent ability, foresight, and patriotic devotion of a person dealing with important affairs of state: a distinguished statesman.

politico

A person who is actively involved in politics or who seeks political office.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.politico - a person active in party politicspolitico - a person active in party politics  
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
campaigner, candidate, nominee - a politician who is running for public office
Communist - a member of the communist party
demagog, demagogue, rabble-rouser - a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
Democrat - a member of the Democratic Party
Federalist - a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government
Labourite - a member of the British Labour Party
machine politician, political hack, ward-heeler, hack - a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
Mugwump - someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884
noncandidate - someone who has announced they are not a candidate; especially a politician who has announced that he or she is not a candidate for some political office
party boss, political boss, boss - a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
party liner, party man - a member of a political party who follows strictly the party line
Republican - a member of the Republican Party
sachem - a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)
socialist - a political advocate of socialism
standard-bearer - an outstanding leader of a political movement
national leader, solon, statesman - a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
technocrat - an advocate of technocracy
Whig - a member of the Whig Party that existed in the United States before the American Civil War
Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, Potemkin, Potyokin - a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)
Translations

politico

[pəˈlɪtɪkəʊ] N (politicos (pl)) → político mf

politico

[pəˈlɪtɪkəʊ] npoliticard(e) m/f

politico

n (esp US pej) → Politiker(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Later, he had changed it himself, for he had found the name of Fernandez hated by prefects of police, jefes politicos, and rurales.
I detest all those artists, and all those writers, and all politicos who are thieves; and I would go even farther and higher, laying a curse on all idle lovers of women.
A continuacion, con la aparicion de la "Ciencia Politica Positivista" tiene lugar la irrupcion del discurso forma lista-cientifico sobre los debates acerca del conocimiento de lo politico (10).
Oliver Marchart, El pensamiento politico posfundacional La diferencia politica en Nancy, Lefort, Badiou y Laclau, traduccion de Marta Delfina Alvarez, Fondo de Cultura Economica, Buenos Aires, 2009, 257 pp.
I'd argue that unlike many of their more established (struggling) predecessors, the people behind Politico and TMZ understand that the web is a real-time news marketplace.
Este articulo trata de explorar la imposibilidad de tal intento: el Politico de Platon ilustra como, dentro de nuestras ciudades humanas, no hay una politica regia del arje; como el propio Platon ejemplifico en sus dialogos, el arte de la politica se ocupa de la construccion de simulacros, mitos y paradigmas, los cuales nos permiten tener una imagen de un arte politico que no podemos definir.
Surge asi un partido politico nuevo, con el beneficio de conservar la antiguedad en el registro del partido fusionado que primero lo obtuvo.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lost his cool with a White House official over delays in getting the appointment of his proposed nominees for State Department positions, Politico reported Wednesday.
Examinando con detalle esta perspectiva, puede decirse que dichos rasgos estan mas cercanos a la naturaleza de un sistema politico que a las contrariedades que acarreo la formacion del Estado nacional.
Two top digital news operations were rocked by reorganizations and ownership changes this month, as Politico LLC said five executives and journalists -- including its co-founder -- would resign in the coming months and Gawker Media Group Inc.