geopolitics geopolitics  /ˌdʒi oʊ ˈpɑ lə tɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state

Usage(s):

  1. All that was left for him to turn on its head was accepted thinking on geopolitics.
  2. Human geopolitics aside, what many wanted to know was just how common this kind of gang war is among species.
  3. The posts on synthesis are long by blog standards, and cover serious topics like education, healthcare, geopolitics and leadership, but Charania's writing is accessible and engaging.

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  1. "I said from the very beginning, if it is a decision for the Olympic ideal, then we have a chance," Austrian Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer said. "If it is a decision on geopolitics and money, then we have no chance. We have no chance to...
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Alfred Gusenbauer Source: ESPN

  2. "Financial markets are today playing an increasingly important role in price formation - responding to, accentuating, and exaggerating supply and demand, geopolitics, and other trends," Mr. Yergin says in the prepared remarks.
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Daniel Yergin Source: New York Times

  3. Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said the trilateral talks focused on "India and the importance of that country to us in the Asia-Pacific region and to the broader geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific region".
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Alexander Downer Source: Reuters India

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