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  1. the policy of participation in world affairs
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Word Origin for Weltpolitik

literally: world politics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Historical Examples of weltpolitik

  • Although dinner was over the entire mess was still gathered about the table discussing beer and Weltpolitik.

    A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium

    Hugh Gibson

  • It is true that he cites Frederick the Great as an exemplary master of war and of Weltpolitik.

  • Weltpolitik in general and Morocco in particular did not in the least concern Austria.

  • The programme of Weltpolitik comprised in the German schemes embraced not only countries but continents.

  • Never, perhaps, has the construction of a single line produced such deep and lasting changes in the sphere of Weltpolitik.


    Donald Mackenzie Wallace