plural noun
pet·​ro·​politics | \ "+\

Definition of petropolitics

: the strategy of controlling petroleum sales as a way of achieving international political goals

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First Known Use of petropolitics

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for petropolitics

petr- + politics

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