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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)
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Later, he had changed it himself, for he had found the name of Fernandez hated by prefects of police, jefes politicos, and rurales.
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Sin embargo se ha tratado en general de reconstrucciones y criticas parciales que han resaltado las propuestas de Justicia como equidad (1973) o de Liberalismo politico (1992) o del opusculo Derecho de gentes (1998), sin pretender localizar un hilo conductor que reconstruyera su trayectoria intelectual.
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