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American English: /ˈpɑləˌtɪks/
British English: /ˈpɒlɪtɪks/

Translation of politics in Spanish:


  • 1 (+ singular verb) (science, activity) to go into or enter politics
    dedicarse a la política
    meterse en política [colloquial]
    a career in politics
    una carrera política
    to talk politics
    hablar de política
    Example sentences
    • My background was in retail and accounting, but I'd always been active in politics and local government and the public and private sector.
    • He took an active interest in politics and was closely associated with the Fine Gael party for which he was a major fund raiser.
    • The major parties have taken politics and government away from the public!
    Example sentences
    • At 23, he is on the verge of completing a degree in history, politics and social studies.
    • Era finishes her exams next month and has set her heart on going to Oxford University to study philosophy, politics and economics.
    • He also lived in Buenos Aires before heading off to Oxford to study politics, philosophy and economics.
  • 2 (+ plural verb) 2.1 (political relations) national/international politics
    política nacional/internacional
    I don't want to get involved in office politics
    yo no quiero meterme en intrigas de oficina
    yo no quiero meterme en trapicheos de oficina [colloquial]
    the politics of medicine
    la medicina en el contexto político
    Example sentences
    • Global economics depends on that kind of cooperation; global politics builds on it.
    • What about the relation between cosmology and global politics?
    • They have no idea how to intervene politically in global politics.
    2.2 (political views)
    ideas (feminine plural) políticas
    I don't know what her politics are
    no sé qué ideas políticas tiene
    Example sentences
    • I regret that those friendships were forged on bonds made not of trust and care, but of politics and beliefs.
    • The authors, however, are hostile to anything that smacks of principled working class politics.
    • If we do not change our policies and politics, it will be devastating to all of us worldwide.
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