political question


noun Law.

a question regarded by the courts as being a matter to be determined by another department of government rather than of law and therefore one with which they will not deal, as the recognition of a foreign state.

Nearby words

  1. political asylum,
  2. political correctness,
  3. political economy,
  4. political liberty,
  5. political prisoner,
  6. political refugee,
  7. political science,
  8. political scientist,
  9. political system,
  10. politicalize

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