the study or the application of the influence of political and economic geography on the politics, national power, foreign policy, etc., of a state.
the combination of geographic and political factors influencing or delineating a country or region.
a national policy based on the interrelation of politics and geography.
a Nazi doctrine that a combination of political, geographic, historical, racial, and economic factors substantiated Germany's right to expand its borders and control various strategic land masses and natural resources.
- ge·o·pol·i·tic, ge·o·po·lit·i·cal [jee-oh-puh-lit-i-kuhl], /ˌdʒi oʊ pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl/, adjective
- ge·o·po·lit·i·cal·ly, adverb
- ge·o·pol·i·ti·cian [jee-oh-pol-i-tish-uhn], /ˌdʒi oʊˌpɒl ɪˈtɪʃ ən/, ge·o·pol·i·tist, noun
- Compare Lebensraum.
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How to use geopolitics in a sentence
However, they are being used as a rhetorical shield for the US government to advance domestic interests and geopolitics agendas.China is copying Russia’s election interference playbook | Zeyi Yang | November 9, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
“A space station is a space station,” says Namrata Goswami, a space policy and geopolitics expert and coauthor of Scramble for the Skies.Here’s what China wants from its next space station | Neel V. Patel | April 30, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Sulagna Chattopadhyay, president, Science and geopolitics of Himalaya, Arctic and AntarcticEnvironmental groups in both nations are concerned about these investments and their impact on the Arctic.
The F-22, after decades of development, is finally becoming relevant to American security and geopolitics.America’s Advanced Stealth Jet Flies on 1990s Tech | Dave Majumdar | October 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In geopolitics, the doctrine of mutually assured destruction prevents the use of weapons of mass destruction against a foe.The App Bringing Out The Best/Worst in Washington’s Gays | Scott Bixby | May 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They go where the profits are, not where geopolitics dictates.
His book, he hopes, combines science, geopolitics, and larky history.
Everything I ever really needed to know about geopolitics I learned from watching the Olympics.The Olympics Are Already Two Days Old. This Is Your Test. | Kevin Bleyer | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately possessed of strategic import, the Balkan was ravaged by geopolitics.
The newcomers were all destitute, the refugees of the geopolitics of hate from both the Eastern block and from the Arab countries.
These eunuchs of geopolitics do not dare to carry their military and economic clout to its logical and beneficial conclusion.
British Dictionary definitions for geopolitics
(functioning as singular) the study of the effect of geographical factors on politics, esp international politics; political geography
(functioning as plural) the combination of geographical and political factors affecting a country or area
(functioning as plural) politics as they affect the whole world; global politics
- geopolitician, noun
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