heresthetician

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heresthetic (ˌhɛrəsˈθɛtɪk)
 
n
a political strategy by which a person or group sets or manipulates the context and structure of a decision-making process in order to win or be more likely to win
 
[C20: coined, originally in the form heresthetics, by the US political scientist William Riker (1921--93), from Greek hairein to choose]
 
heres'thetical
 
adj
 
heresthetician
 
n

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