Origin of political
Examples from the Web for pre-political
Historical Examples of pre-political
Six pounds a week for abusing the brutal Saxon is far better than the pound or thirty shillings of their pre-political days.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
- of, involved in, or relating to government policy-making as distinguished from administration or law
- of or relating to the civil aspects of government as distinguished from the military
1550s, "pertaining to a polity, civil affairs, or government;" from Latin politicus "of citizens or the state" (see politic (adj.)) + -al (1). Meaning "taking sides in party politics" (usually pejorative) is from 1749. Political prisoner first recorded 1860; political science is from 1779 (first attested in Hume). Political animal translates Greek politikon zoon (Aristotle, "Politics," I.ii.9) "an animal intended to live in a city; a social animal."