- intended to render the enemy incapable of making war, as by the destruction of materials, factories, etc.: a strategic bombing mission.
- essential to the conduct of a war: Copper is a strategic material.
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I have no wish to disparage the strategical and tactical ability which were displayed in the conduct of the campaign.Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913|Evelyn Baring
There he wrote a treatise on the strategical importance of the Grisons, as if he foresaw his future mission.The Story of Switzerland|Lina Hug
Mostar is not a fortified city, nor is it important in a strategical point of view.Herzegovina|George Arbuthnot
The strategical position of Russia was no more sound than the state of her armaments.A Short History of the Great War|A. F. Pollard
This fact, however unimportant from the strategical point of view, deserves to be specially noted.The Russian Turmoil|Anton Ivanovich Denikin