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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  
      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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exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
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.
n.
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
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