Definition of strategic
- a strategic retreat
- strategic materials
- emphasized strategic points
- a strategic bomber
The bridges have great strategic value.
The hill is located at a strategic position.
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: of or relating to a general plan that is created to achieve a goal in war, politics, etc., usually over a long period of time
: useful or important in achieving a plan or strategy
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