Geopolitical



[jee-oh-pol-i-tiks] /ˌdʒi oʊˈpɒl ɪ tɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study or the application of the influence of political and economic geography on the politics, national power, foreign policy, etc., of a state.
2.
the combination of geographic and political factors influencing or delineating a country or region.
3.
a national policy based on the interrelation of politics and geography.
4.
a Nazi doctrine that a combination of political, geographic, historical, racial, and economic factors substantiated Germany’s right to expand its borders and control various strategic land masses and natural resources.
/ˌdʒiːəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to geopolitics; involving geographical and political elements
/ˌdʒiːəʊˈpɒlɪtɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the study of the effect of geographical factors on politics, esp international politics; political geography
2.
(functioning as pl) the combination of geographical and political factors affecting a country or area
3.
(functioning as pl) politics as they affect the whole world; global politics
adj.

1902, translating Swedish geopolitisk, used in 1900 by Swedish political scientist Rudolf Kjellén (1864-1922); from geo- + politisk “political.” Related: Geopolitics (1903).

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