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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: politic (0.01212 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to politic.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: politic bijaksana
English → English (WordNet) Definition: politic politic 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) Definition: Politic 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. [1913 Webster] He with his people made all but one politic body. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Politic with my friend, smooth with mine enemy. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Wise; prudent; sagacious; discreet; provident; wary; artful; cunning. [1913 Webster] Politic \Pol`i*tic\, n. A politician. [Archaic] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Swiftly the politic goes; is it dark? he borrows a lantern; Slowly the statesman and sure, guiding his feet by the stars. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


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