political arithmetic

noun

Definition of political arithmetic

: a 17th and 18th century science dealing chiefly with the economic and demographic statistics of a political unit (as a nation or state)

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“Political arithmetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/political%20arithmetic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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