power politics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of power politics

: politics based primarily on the use of power (such as military and economic strength) as a coercive force rather than on ethical precepts

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1901

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  • : politics based on the use of military or economic power to influence the actions and decisions of other governments


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