[soh-see-oh-puh-lit-i-kuh l, soh-shee-]


of, relating to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and political factors: the sociopolitical environment in Japan.

Origin of sociopolitical

First recorded in 1880–85; socio- + political Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of, relating to, or involving both political and social factors
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Word Origin and History for sociopolitical

also socio-political, 1884, from socio- + political.

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