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politick

[pol-i-tik] /ˈpɒl ɪ tɪk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to engage in politicking.
verb (used with object)
2.
to influence, accomplish, or promote by politicking:
Somehow he politicked the bill through both houses of Congress.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; earlier politic, verbal derivative of politic; later as back formation from politicking
Related forms
outpolitick, verb (used with object)
Can be confused
politicize, politick.
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