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[strat-i-jee] /ˈstræt ɪ dʒi/

noun, plural strategies.
Also, strategics. the science or art of combining and employing the means of war in planning and directing large military movements and operations.
the use or an instance of using this science or art.
skillful use of a stratagem:
The salesperson’s strategy was to seem always to agree with the customer.
a plan, method, or series of maneuvers or stratagems for obtaining a specific goal or result:
a strategy for getting ahead in the world.
noun (pl) -gies
the art or science of the planning and conduct of a war; generalship
a particular long-term plan for success, esp in business or politics Compare tactics (sense 2)
a plan or stratagem

1810, “art of a general,” from French stratégie, from Greek strategia “office or command of a general,” from strategos “general,” from stratos “multitude, army, expedition,” literally “that which is spread out” (see structure (n.)) + agos “leader,” from agein “to lead” (see act (n.)).


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