noun (plural strategies)
- 1A plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim: time to develop a coherent economic strategy shifts in marketing strategyMore example sentences
- We will have to agree strategies and design policies that will make things happen differently.
- Organisers hope the conference can help develop new strategies and new marketing programmes.
- The strategy is a national strategy and it is designed to benefit the whole country.
- 1.1The art of planning and directing overall military operations and movements in a war or battle. Often contrasted with tactics (see tactic).More example sentences
the art of war, (military) tactics
- Stalin felt that the key to victory was as much political and economic strategy as military.
- In the current war, virtual warfare has become an explicit part of military strategy.
- The same is true for military strategy, which does not only refer to army training.
- 1.2A plan for military operations and movements during a war or battle: nonprovocative defense strategiesMore example sentences
- Could it be that a trade association run by bankers would adopt a military strategy of its own?
- Attacking enemy strategies still requires a strategy of your own: who is likely to be your enemy?
- He then developed a strategy for attacking the Hedjaz railway, the Turkish supply line.
early 19th century: from French stratégie, from Greek stratēgia 'generalship', from stratēgos (see stratagem).