geopolitics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction geo·pol·i·tics \ˌjē-ō-ˈpä-lə-ˌtiks\

Definition of geopolitics

  1. 1 :  a study of the influence of such factors as geography, economics, and demography on the politics and especially the foreign policy of a state

  2. 2 :  a governmental policy guided by geopolitics

  3. 3 :  a combination of political and geographic factors relating to something (such as a state or particular resources) the geopolitics of oil

geopolitical

play \ˌjē-ō-pə-ˈli-ti-kəl\ adjective

geopolitically

play \ˌjē-ō-pə-ˈli-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of geopolitics

see geo-


GEOPOLITICS Defined for English Language Learners

geopolitics

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Definition of geopolitics for English Language Learners

  • : the study of how geography and economics have an influence on politics and on the relations between nations

  • : the political and geographic parts of something


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