Definition of party politics in English:

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party politics

Pronunciation: /ˈpärdē ˈpälətiks/

plural noun

[treated as singular or plural]
Politics that relate to political parties rather than to the good of the general public.
Example sentences
  • The idea of having cross-party cabinet members may in time serve to show that there is no room for party politics in local government.
  • The relative economic decline continued and the politicians and party politics were associated with failure.
  • He has no dream of a democracy that sometimes rises above shallow, petty party politics and actually does great things.

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Syllabification: par·ty pol·i·tics

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