statecraft

noun state·craft \ ˈstāt-ˌkraft \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of statecraft

: the art of conducting state affairs

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Definition of statecraft for English Language Learners

  • : the art or skill of conducting government affairs



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