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commissar

  

      n     (in the former Soviet Union)  
1      (Also called)    political commissar          an official of the Communist Party responsible for political education, esp. in a military unit  
2      (Also called)    Peoples Commissar   (before 1946) the head of a government department,   (Now called)    minister  
     (C20: from Russian kommissar, from German, from Medieval Latin commissarius commissary)  
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political  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the state, government, the body politic, public administration, policy-making, etc.  
2   
a    of, involved in, or relating to government policy-making as distinguished from administration or law  
b    of or relating to the civil aspects of government as distinguished from the military  
3    of, dealing with, or relating to politics  
a political person     
4    of, characteristic of, or relating to the parties and the partisan aspects of politics  
5    organized or ordered with respect to government  
a political unit     
  politically      adv  


political economy  
      n      the former name for       economics       1  
political prisoner  
      n   someone imprisoned for holding, expressing, or acting in accord with particular political beliefs  
political science  
      n   (esp. as an academic subject) the study of the state, government, and politics: one of the social sciences  
  political scientist      n  

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political

  
1    civic, governmental, parliamentary, policy-making  
2    factional, partisan, party  

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n.
a political system where power is based on the wealthiest elements of the society
[Pol.]
n.
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
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