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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: politic(0.01464 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to politic.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; “it
is neither polite nor politic to get into other
people's quarrels”; “a politic decision”; “a politic
manager”; “a politic old scoundrel”; “a shrewd and
politic reply” [ant: impolitic]
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
of subject”; “the manager pacified the customer with a
smooth apology for the error”; “affable, suave, moderate
men...smugly convinced of their respectability” - Ezra
Pound [syn: smooth, suave]
English → English (gcide)
Politic \Pol"i*tic\, 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.” --Shak.
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;
Politic \Pol`i*tic\, n.
A politician. [Archaic] --Bacon.
Swiftly the politic goes; is it dark? he borrows a
Slowly the statesman and sure, guiding his feet by the