: of, relating to, or marked by strategy <a strategic retreat>
a : necessary to or important in the initiation, conduct, or completion of a strategic plan
b : required for the conduct of war and not available in adequate quantities domestically <strategic materials>
c : of great importance within an integrated whole or to a planned effect <emphasized strategic points>
Examples of STRATEGIC
- The bridges have great strategic value.
- The hill is located at a strategic position.
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