of, pertaining to, or concerned with politics: political writers.
of, pertaining to, or connected with a political party: a political campaign.
exercising or seeking power in the governmental or public affairs of a state, municipality, etc.: a political machine; a political boss.
of, pertaining to, or involving the state or its government: a political offense.
having a definite policy or system of government: a political community.
of or pertaining to citizens: political rights.

1545–55; < Latin polītic(us) civic (see politic) + -al1

politically, adverb
antipolitical, adjective
antipolitically, adverb
nonpolitical, adjective
nonpolitically, adverb
overpolitical, adjective
overpolitically, adverb
prepolitical, adjective
prepolitically, adverb
pseudopolitical, adjective
quasi-political, adjective
quasi-politically, adverb
subpolitical, adjective
subpolitically, adverb
unpolitical, adjective
unpolitically, adverb

1. politic, political ; 2. politically, politicly.
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political (pəˈlɪtɪkəl)
1.  of or relating to the state, government, the body politic, public administration, policy-making, etc
2.  a.  of, involved in, or relating to government policy-making as distinguished from administration or law
 b.  of or relating to the civil aspects of government as distinguished from the military
3.  of, dealing with, or relating to politics: a political person
4.  of, characteristic of, or relating to the parties and the partisan aspects of politics
5.  organized or ordered with respect to government: a political unit

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Word Origin & History

1550s, "pertaining to a polity, civil affairs, or government;" from L. politicus (see politic (adj.)). Meaning "taking sides in party politics" (usually pejorative) is from 1749. Political prisoner first recorded 1860; political science is from 1779 (first attested in Hume).
Political animal translates Gk. politikon zoon (Aristotle, "Politics," I.ii.9) "an animal intended to live in a city; a social animal." Politically correct first attested 1970; abbreviation P.C. is from 1986.
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Example sentences
Your guilt and your politically correct terms keep us divided and set apart.
The need or desire for resources has affected people economically, politically,
  and socially.
Global warming, on the other hand, has become a politically loaded and often
  divisive topic.
But technically possible doesn't mean politically feasible.
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