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political economy a social science dealing with the relationships among economic processes, political policies, and social institutions.
political primary in U.S. politics, a preliminary election in which members of each party vote for candidates to represent the party in the general election.
political science a social science dealing with politics, political institutions, and the principles and methods of government.
politician a person engaged in party politics. [3 definitions]
politicize to interpret in a political way; make political.
politicking political activity, esp. campaigning before an election.
politico a person involved in politics; politician.
politics (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the art, science, or study of governmental structures and methods. [4 definitions]
polity the type of governing system or process used by a state or other organized group. [2 definitions]
polka a simple, energetic dance from Bohemia performed by pairs of people. [3 definitions]
polka dot one of a number of small round dots or spots repeated in a pattern. [2 definitions]
poll the casting of a ballot or the recording of votes in an election. [10 definitions]
pollee one that is asked questions in a poll.
pollen the fine-grained powder that a flowering plant produces which, when transferred to another plant of the same species, fertilizes that plant's seeds.
pollinate to transfer pollen to; fertilize the seeds of with pollen.
polliwog a frog or toad larva in its water-dwelling stage, when it has a tail and gills; tadpole.
pollster a person who conducts a public survey of facts or opinions, esp. one whose occupation is conducting polls.
poll tax a tax levied on a person, rather than a piece of property, as a prerequisite for voting.
pollutant something that pollutes, esp. a waste substance that makes air, water, or land impure or unhealthy; contaminant.
pollute to make dirty, unpleasant, or unhealthy, esp. by infusing with waste material. [3 definitions]
polluted made unclean, impure, unhealthy, or corrupt; contaminated.