Translation of strategic in Spanish:

strategic

Pronunciation: /strəˈtiːdʒɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] estratégico
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    • In the 15th century artillery emerged as a strategic weapons system.
    • They became too much an organ of the Nazi Party and were used more for its own ends than to help fulfil strategic military objectives.
    • The militants intend to take further advantage of a wider information operations campaign as a strategic weapon.
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    • Several decades ago, the USSR developed nuclear weapons and strategic missiles.
    • During the Cold War, the threat of strategic attack using nuclear weapons dominated air force war planning.
    • Prior to WWII air power advocates considered strategic bombing to be key to breaking enemy production capacity and civilian morale.
    1.2 (important) estratégico
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    • This is a priceless strategic resource, and the Army's major contribution today to the formulation of national strategy.
    • I found that Michael Klare has written an uneven but topical text on strategic resources.
    • For Japan, the South China Sea and the waters off Taiwan are vital for transporting oil and other important strategic resources.

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