- political units
- political prisoners
The senator has changed political parties.
Health care has become a major political issue in recent years.
a group of political activists
We need a political solution rather than a military solution.
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First Known Use: 1529See Words from the same year
: of or relating to politics or government
: interested in or active in politics
: involving, concerned with, or accused of acts against a government
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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