Definition of power politics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


power politics

BrE BrE//ˈpaʊə pɒlətɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaʊər pɑːlətɪks//
[uncountable + singular or plural verb]
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a situation in which a country tries to achieve its aims by using or threatening to use its military or economic power against another country
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: power politics