Definición de stratagem en inglés:

stratagem

Silabificación: strat·a·gem
Pronunciación: /ˈstratəjəm
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A plan or scheme, especially one used to outwit an opponent or achieve an end: a series of devious stratagems
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • There are conventions and stratagems for achieving the effect, and these are used as necessary.
    • Cunning plans, devious stratagems, state-of-the-art conventional forces, and legal and moral proscriptions, can all be helpful.
    • Fighting experience taught Soviet commanders a lot: they learned how to use stratagems and achieve surprise.
    Sinónimos
    plan, scheme, tactic, maneuver, ploy, device, trick, ruse, plot, machination, dodge; subterfuge, artifice, wile
    archaic shift
  • 1.1 archaic Skill in devising plans or schemes; cunning.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The US is effectively addressing the Islamic terror around he globe, through diplomacy, through stratagem and through the use of force depending on ground situation.
    • Whether his resignation was tendered because of petulance or careful stratagem, he now has a real measure of the Government's dependence on him.
    • This approach emphasizes stratagem and maneuver over firepower and seeks to set the terms of conflict even before the opponent is aware conflict exists.

Origen

late 15th century (originally denoting a military ploy): from French stratagème, via Latin from Greek stratēgēma, from stratēgein 'be a general', from stratēgos, from stratos 'army' + agein 'to lead'.

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