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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. International diplomacy in which each nation uses or threatens to use military or economic power to further its own interests: "The Cold War undermined the Wilsonian dream of a world beyond power politics” ( Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.)

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  • n. Politics with power.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. diplomacy in which the nations threaten to use force in order to obtain their objectives


Translation of German Machtpolitik.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A calque of German Machtpolitik. (Wiktionary)


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