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geopolitics Syllabification: ge·o·pol·i·tics
Pronunciation: /ˌjēōˈpälədiks/

Definition of geopolitics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular or plural]
Politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors: we were entering a new phase of global geopolitics
More example sentences
  • This war has been a push to dominate geopolitics by defining them in military terms.
  • Geographical position or size may confer on a country a specific role in geopolitics or international trade.
  • This week's bulletin will have no ranting, no raving, no geopolitics nor any theoretical musings.


Pronunciation: /ˌjēōpəˈlidəkəl/
Example sentences
  • A variety of economic and geopolitical factors are causing a noticeable convergence of French and German positions.
  • Involved in the rail deal are important geopolitical relations.
  • All of this unfolds within the context of a worldwide struggle by the great powers for economic influence and geopolitical power.
Pronunciation: /ˌjēōpəˈlidəklē/
Example sentences
  • How destabilising could it be geopolitically, if grain prices were really affected and rose very high?
  • As we discussed in previous weeks, scandals become geopolitically significant when they affect the ability of the president to conduct foreign policy.
  • It will soon lead to military intervention in the name of righting wrong, in geopolitically specific places.
Pronunciation: /ˌjēōpäləˈtiSHən/
Example sentences
  • The national interest is too important to leave solely to the geopoliticians.
  • Fettweis apparently believes that anyone who looks at international relations through a geographical lens is a ‘geopolitician.’
  • The geopoliticians concluded that stable order could not be expected, only an everlasting struggle.
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