Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of political.

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Examples

  • For the doctor to ask patients to leave based on their politicals is juvenile and dangerous.

    Think Progress » Florida doctor tells Obama voters they are not welcome: ‘Seek urologic care elsewhere.’

  • He also rejected claims of certain politicals about the alleged Russian plans to encroach on territorial integrity of Ukraine or the Baltic republics.

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  • This was at first no easy matter, for if the officials here were suspicious the politicals were a thousand times more so, of one who had invariably written in favour of Russian prisons.

    From Paris to New York by Land

  • The harsh prison world in Siberia, where the professional criminals are encouraged to exploit the "politicals", is as convincingly recreated as it was in the version of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich starring Tom Courtenay.

    The Way Back – review

  • Three camps were scattered among the dairy farms and birch forests outside Perm to guarantee isolation and separate the "politicals" from common criminals.

    Back To The Gulag

  • After visiting prisoners at the still operational Perm-35 camp, the zeks stopped at the cemetery where "politicals" were buried along with criminals from another nearby camp.

    Back To The Gulag

  • Common criminals engaged in gang rapes and even murder of the "politicals" as the authorities looked the other way.

    The World Of The Gulag

  • Yet many of these "politicals" were not really "political prisoners" in the way that we define the term today either.

    Inside the Gulag

  • They looked out of the cell window together, holding on to the thick grey bars, as Mandela explained how a four-metre wall had been built across a courtyard outside to seal "politicals" from common law prisoners.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They looked out of the cell window together, holding on to the thick grey bars, as Mandela explained how a four-metre wall had been built across a courtyard outside to seal "politicals" from common law prisoners.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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