Meaning of political

po•lit•i•cal

Pronunciation: (pu-lit'i-kul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or concerned with politics: political writers.
  2. of, pertaining to, or connected with a political party: a political campaign.
  3. exercising or seeking power in the governmental or public affairs of a state, municipality, etc.: a political machine; a political boss.
  4. of, pertaining to, or involving the state or its government: a political offense.
  5. having a definite policy or system of government: a political community.
  6. of or pertaining to citizens: political rights.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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