geopolitics
geopolitics geopolitics n. the study of the effects of economic geography on the powers of the state. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • geopolitics — [[t]ʤi͟ːoʊpɒ̱lɪtɪks[/t]] N UNCOUNT Geopolitics is concerned with politics and the way that geography affects politics or relations between countries. ...the shifting geopolitics of the post cold war era have changed the thinking behind aid …   English dictionary

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  • geopolitics — noun The study of the effects of geography (especially economic geography) on international politics. See Also: geoeconomics …   Wiktionary

  • geopolitics — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. world politics, political geography, economic geography; see geography , political science …   English dictionary for students

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