American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
- n. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
- n. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal. See Synonyms at plan.
- n. The art or skill of using stratagems in endeavors such as politics and business.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of combining and employing the means which the different branches of the art of war afford, for the purpose of forming projects of operations and of directing great military movements; the art of moving troops so as to be enabled either to dispense with a battle or to deliver one with the greatest advantage and with the most decisive results; generalship. ; . In strategy three things demand especial consideration: the base of operations, or line from which an army commences its advance upon an enemy
- n. The use of artifice, finesse, or stratagem for the carrying out of any project.
- n. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of warfare.
- n. A plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal.
- n. The art of using similar techniques in politics or business.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The science of military command, or the science of projecting campaigns and directing great military movements; generalship.
- n. The use of stratagem or artifice.
- n. the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war
- n. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
- From Old French strategie, from Ancient Greek στρατηγία (stratēgia, "office of general, command, generalship"), from στρατηγός (stratēgos, "the leader or commander of an army, a general"), from στρατός (stratos, "army") + ἄγω (ago, "I lead, I conduct"). (Wiktionary)
- French stratégie, from Greek stratēgiā, office of a general, from stratēgos, general; see stratagem. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The goal of this ploy the term strategy does not apply here is not to improve odds of winning, but instead to create a safety net for “Rusty”—the player who claims to be “out of practice” and who predicts his own defeat.”
“Thus, we shall use the term strategy formation in the rest of this book, not because strategies have to be purely emergent but simply to allow for the fact that they can be, or, more realistically, almost inevitably partially are.”
“This weird Palin strategy is right out of the Rove\Repub play book.”
“But, according to the same Washington Post report, "no major change in strategy is expected in December.”
“While no major change in strategy is expected in December, critics could use the latest assessments to argue that the continued investment of American resources and lives is misguided, particularly when the main impediment to progress that analysts cite is beyond American control.”
“The Bush-McCain strategy is a bandaid approach which ultimately does more harm than good.”
“President Bush's comments tonight indicate that he understands that a change in strategy is needed," said Jindal, a second-term congressman mulling a run for governor this year.”
“You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you.”
“We decided to replace the B-word with the term strategy.”
“Instead, I had to find out about the change in strategy from a Minnesota lawyer named James E. Rolshouse, who ran a Chinese-menu ad last week in the Alton Telegraph, my local paper.”
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