politics

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recklessness in politics or foreign affairs adventurism
French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935) Alfred Dreyfus , Dreyfus
(philosophy) the philosophy of Aristotle that deals with logic and metaphysics and ethics and poetics and politics and natural science Aristotelianism
mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century Austria , Oesterreich , Republic of Austria
Italian pope from 1831 to 1846; conservative in politics and theology; worked to propagate Catholicism in England and the United States (1765-1846) Bartolomeo Alberto Capillari , Gregory , Gregory XVI
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is Benjamin Franklin , Franklin
(politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same party coattails effect
social action to improve poor relations (especially in politics) fence mending
neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics) fencesitter , independent , mugwump
someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle flower child , hippie , hippy , hipster
press not restricted or controlled by government censorship regarding politics or ideology free press
(figurative) a carefully thought out strategy for achieving an objective in war or politics or business or personal affairs game plan
concerning world politics and land division geopolitical
politics or business, dishonesty in graft
no-nonsense attitude in business or politics hardball
Italian pope from 1198 to 1216 who instituted the Fourth Crusade and under whom papal intervention in European politics reached its height (1161-1216) Innocent III , Lotario di Segni
country's withdrawal from international politics isolation
cunning in politics Machiavellianism
conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics minimalist
approach to politics or theology that represents a return to a traditional point of view (in contrast to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s) neoconservatism
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