sociopolitical

[ soh-see-oh-puh-lit-i-kuhl, soh-shee- ]
/ ˌsoʊ si oʊ pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl, ˌsoʊ ʃi- /

adjective

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

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Origin of sociopolitical

First recorded in 1880–85; socio- + political
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British Dictionary definitions for sociopolitical

sociopolitical
/ (ˌsəʊsɪəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or involving both political and social factors
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