geostrategy

noun

geo·​strat·​e·​gy ˌjē-ō-ˈstra-tə-jē How to pronounce geostrategy (audio)
1
: a branch of geopolitics that deals with strategy
2
: the combination of geopolitical and strategic factors characterizing a particular geographic region
3
: the use by a government of strategy based on geopolitics
geostrategic adjective
geostrategist noun

Examples of geostrategy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Von Neumann also established the mathematical framework for quantum mechanics, described the mechanism of genetic self-replication before the discovery of DNA, and founded the field of game theory, which became central to both economics and Cold War geostrategy. Adam Kirsch, The Atlantic, 3 Oct. 2023 Beyond the realms of geostrategy and diplomacy, partisan warfare in Washington has gravitated toward the subject of China, mirroring Beijing’s paranoia and nativism about spies and foreign subversion. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, 1 July 2021 Bourgeois democracies believe that economics supersedes geostrategy. Alaska Dispatch News, 8 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of geostrategy was in 1942

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“Geostrategy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geostrategy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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