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strategy

Synonyms of strategy in English:

noun

  • 1 the government's economic strategy
    master plan, grand design, game plan, plan of action, plan, policy, proposed action, scheme, blueprint, programme, procedure, approach, schedule;
    tactics, set of tactics
  • 2 the process could revolutionize military strategy
    the art of war, military science, military tactics;
  • strategy or tactics?Both these words denote approaches adopted after reasoning about the best way to achieve one's aims. In military usage, strategy denotes the overall planning of operations, while tactics applies to the deployment of troops in battle, contributing towards the achievement of a larger strategy. More generally, strategy denotes planning, usually long-term, towards a major goal ( rethinking sales strategy | the tourist board has launched a major review of its strategy for tourism in Wales), while tactics refers to the adoption of plans in response to a more immediate problem ( the player should be free to concentrate on the tactics of the game).

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