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political

po·lit·i·cal

political

 
 
pronunciation:
p lI tih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or concerned with the theory or practice of politics.
similar words:
public
definition 2: of, relating to, or belonging to a particular party.
definition 3: having characteristics of or resembling politics, politicians, or ideologies.
derivation: politically (adv.)
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The word political contains the following part:
pol, polit, polis Greek root that means city, citizen