Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Definitions of politic

  • marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; "it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels"; "a politic decision ...
  • smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"
  • The Politic: The Yale College Journal of Politics is a quarterly Yale University student publication that traces its roots to 1947, when the Yale Political Journal: A Magazine of Student Opinion was founded. ...
  • Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions. The term is generally applied to behaviour within civil governments, but politics has been observed in all human group interactions, including corporate, academic, and religious institutions. ...
  • Polites - In Greek mythology, Polites (Greek: Πολίτης) referred to two different people, both of whom feature as minor characters in the epics by Homer.

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