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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: politic (0.01721 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to politic.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; “it
is neither polite nor politic to get into other
; “a politic decision”
; “a politic
; “a politic old scoundrel”
; “a shrewd and
2: smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of
sophistication; “he was too politic to quarrel with so
important a personage”
; “the hostess averted a
confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change
; “the manager pacified the customer with a
smooth apology for the error”
; “affable, suave, moderate
men...smugly convinced of their respectability”
Pound [syn: smooth
English → English
, a. [L. politicus political, Gr. ? belonging
to the citizens or to the state, fr.? citizen: cf. F.
politique. See Police
, and cf. ePolitical
1. Of or pertaining to polity, or civil government;
political; as, the body politic. See under Body
He with his people made all but one politic body.
2. Pertaining to, or promoting, a policy, especially a
national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether
right or wrong; -- said of things; as, a politic treaty.
“Enrich'd with politic grave counsel.”
3. Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and
advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or
system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense,
wise; prudent; sagacious; and in a bad sense, artful;
unscrupulous; cunning; -- said of persons.
Politic with my friend, smooth with mine enemy.
Syn: Wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet; provident; wary;
A politician. [Archaic] --Bacon.
Swiftly the politic goes; is it dark? he borrows a
Slowly the statesman and sure, guiding his feet by the