pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of strategy:
important in or essential to strategy.
(of an action, as a military operation or a move in a game) forming an integral part of a stratagem:
a strategic move in a game of chess.
intended to render the enemy incapable of making war, as by the destruction of materials, factories, etc.:
a strategic bombing mission.
essential to the conduct of a war:
Copper is a strategic material.
of, relating to, or characteristic of strategy
important to a strategy or to strategy in general
(of weapons, attacks, etc) directed against an enemy’s homeland rather than used on a battlefield: a strategic missile, strategic bombing
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. either of two preliminary five-year agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for the control of certain nuclear weapons, the first concluded in 1972 (SALT I) and the second drafted in 1979 (SALT II) but not ratified. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) Negotia- tions started in Helsinki, […]
noun 1. Star Wars. noun 1. a U.S. weapons research program begun in 1984 to explore technologies, including ground- and space-based lasers, for destroying attacking missiles and warheads. noun (functioning as sing) 1. Formal name Strategic Defense Initiative. (in the US) a proposed system of artificial satellites armed with lasers to destroy enemy missiles in […]
- Strategic partnership
noun a type of contractual alliance between two commercial enterprises that is not a formal legal partnership Examples A strategic partnership often puts together public and private entities for commercial purposes.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. strategy (def 1). noun 1. (functioning as sing) strategy, esp in a military sense