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Dictionary of government and politics

P. H. Collin

Dictionary of government and politics

by P. H. Collin

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Published by Evans Bros in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14970464M
ISBN 100237511398
OCLC/WorldCa123581679

Campaign: (noun) An organized effort to win an election (verb) To strive for elected office. Caucus: An informal meeting of local party members to discuss candidates and choose delegates to the party's convention. Checks and Balances: The system of dividing power among the three branches of government (executive, legislative, and judicial) to. government: 1 n (government) the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed “tyrannical government ” Type of: system, system of rules a complex of methods or rules governing behavior n the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit “the government reduced taxes” Synonyms: authorities, regime.

Government policy definition: A policy is a set of ideas or plans that is used as a basis for making decisions, | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The word comes from the same Greek word from which the title of Aristotle's book Politics (from Ancient Greek: Πολιτικά, romanized: Politiká or Polis, meaning "affairs of the cities").The book title was rendered in Early Modern English in the midth century as "Polettiques"; it became "politics" in Modern singular politic first attested in English and comes from.

An online dictionary of terms you will need to know for the AP US Government and Politics. These court casesvocabulary terms, along with the AP US Government and Politics outlines, political parties, political timelines, biographies, case briefs, and important documents will help you prepare for the AP US Gov and Politics exam.   The standard dictionary of facts; history, language, literature, biography, geography, travel, art, government, politics, industry, invention, commerce, science, education, natural history, statistics and miscellany; a practical handbook of ready reference based upon everyday needs HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find.


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This best-selling dictionary contains over 1, entries on all aspects of politics. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the whole multi-disciplinary spectrum of political theory including political thinkers, history, institutions, and concepts, as well as notable current affairs that have shaped attitudes to revised and updated for the 3rd edition.

Politics and Goverment Dictionary. The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Hardcover – Febru out of 5 stars ratings. See all 5 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged. $ Read with Our Free App. Free with your Audible trial.

$ 58 Used from $ 34 New from $ 1 Collectible from $/5(69). Politics definition, the science or art of political government. See more. Definitions of the important terms you need to know about in order to understand U.S.

Government and Politics Glossary, including absentee ballot, absolutism, acquisitive model, actual malice, administrative adjudication, affirm, affirmative action, agency capture, agency representation, agenda-setting, amendment, American conservatism.

politics definition: 1. the activities of the government, members of law-making organizations, or people who try to. Learn more. Government definition, the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states; direction of the affairs of a state, community, etc.; political administration: Government is necessary to the existence of civilized society.

See more. This Dictionary offers a fresh, up-to-date look at US government and politics, explaining and where necessary demystifying the key terms used in discussion of the political figures, events, ideas, movements and Supreme Court cases relevant to a study of the American political system are included with the aim of allowing readers to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of.

politics (pŏl′ĭ-tĭks) n. (used with a sing. verb) a. The art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of a political entity, such as a nation, and the administration and control of its internal and external affairs.

Political science. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a. The activities or affairs engaged in by a. politics: [noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction] the art or science of government.

the art or science concerned with guiding or influencing governmental policy. the art or science concerned with winning and holding control over a government. Definition of politics written for English Language Learners from the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, and count/noncount noun labels.

Politics on the Academic Oxford University Press website. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Legendary language guru, author of more than twenty-five books, and Pulitzer-prize winning political columnist, William Safire is perhaps best known for his weekly "On Language" column for the New York slang to spin, Safire has for nearly four decades, shown us how the English language is a living, breathing and ever-evolving organism, that should never, ever be taken at face by: politics: 1 n the activities and affairs involved in managing a state or a government “unemployment dominated the politics of the inter-war years” “government agencies multiplied beyond the control of representative politics ” Type of: activity any specific behavior affairs transactions of professional or public interest n the profession.

From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes U.S. Government and Politics Glossary Study Guide has everything you.

In strong government the choice of the preposition and of the case of the governed part is strictly restricted. For example, zaviset’ ot (“to depend on”) must be followed by the genitive case.

Loose government permits a freer choice of combinations of the governing part with different forms of the subordinate part. Government definition is - the body of persons that constitutes the governing authority of a political unit or organization: such as.

How to use government in a sentence. ‘Intrigue, sex, politics and power dominate the drama.’ ‘It is the Government, it is politics, politicians, and political parties in this House, that are in grievance mode.’ ‘There are communities around sports, partying, politics, arts, religion, and so on.’ ‘They also learned to.

close enough for government work Good enough; OK; only satisfactory. The phrase implies that government work is usually of mediocre quality. When my project ripped in half as I walked out the door, my mom glued it back together and sent me on my way, saying, "It's close enough for government work!" See also: close, enough, government, work good enough.

politics - Translation to Spanish, pronunciation, and forum discussions. politics es un término alternativo para politic. Lo encontrarás en al menos una de las líneas abajo.

'politics' is an alternate term for 'politic'. It is in one or more of the lines below. Coalition politics definition: Politics are the actions or activities concerned with achieving and using power in a | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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An official publication of a national government. [From its formerly being bound in white.] white book n (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an official government publication in some countries white′ book′ n.

a government report usu. in a white binding. ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1. white.