Also strategics. the science or art of combining and employing the means of war in planning and directing large military movements and operations.
the use or an instance of using this science or art.
skillful use of a stratagem: The salesperson's strategy was to seem always to agree with the customer.
a plan, method, or series of maneuvers or stratagems for obtaining a specific goal or result: a strategy for getting ahead in the world.
- coun·ter·strat·e·gy, noun, plural coun·ter·strat·e·gies.
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HubSpot says in 2018, 18% of marketers were looking to add podcasting to their strategy.Inbound marketing for brand awareness: Four up-to-date ways to do it | Ali Faagba | September 11, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
One might wonder whether this is the right strategy, especially given the company’s rather opaque criteria in granting access to the model.Welcome to the Next Level of Bullshit - Issue 89: The Dark Side | Raphaël Millière | September 9, 2020 | Nautilus
I was able to defy these odds with a mix of a winning strategy, a great team on my side, and a healthy dose of relentlessness.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in finance | Rachel King | September 8, 2020 | Fortune
Those coaches then report their findings back to Match, which can then develop strategies based on the problems that users face.Match’s CEO explains how dating has changed during the COVID pandemic | Danielle Abril | September 3, 2020 | Fortune
That strategy has been used in some cases to help determine GMO policy.
It is also important to avoid using the pope as part of a marketing strategy.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds | Barbie Latza Nadeau | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Take the chief metric of the war in Vietnam—body counts, which ultimately did not answer whether the strategy was working.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War | Nancy A. Youssef | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Offending the other ones has been a central strategy for Paul over the last year.
Those who have watched anti-gay groups closely suggest that there will be two major strategic shifts in their strategy.
He had no conception of the use of the other arms of the service, and never gained even the most elementary knowledge of strategy.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The firm foundation that Scattergood's strategy rested upon was that lumbering had not really started in the valley.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
Nor did they advance beyond Wallace in the still more important principles of large strategy.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
It was recovered by Cerizet by means of a strategy worthy of a Scapin.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
"You may put strategy out of the definition, leaving in the woman," she continued ironically.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete | Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for strategy
the art or science of the planning and conduct of a war; generalship
a particular long-term plan for success, esp in business or politics: Compare tactics (def. 2)
a plan or stratagem
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