[ struh-tee-jik-lee ]

  1. in a way that relates to strategy: This is an unacceptable degree of danger in a strategically uncertain and critical time.

  2. in a way that is important or helpful for strategy: The region is strategically located in the heart of the eastern North American market and therefore attractive to investors.

  1. purposefully as an integral part of a stratagem or any careful plan for achieving a particular goal: Plant trees strategically, with deciduous trees on the south and west sides of your home to cool the air in summer and let in warming sunlight in winter.

  2. Military. with the specific intent of destroying materials, factories, etc., used by the enemy in waging war: During World War II, the Allies strategically bombed German oil refineries.

Origin of strategically


Other words from strategically

  • non·stra·te·gi·cal·ly, adverb
  • un·stra·te·gi·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby strategically Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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