- 1Relating to the identification of long-term or overall aims and interests and the means of achieving them: the company should take strategic actions to cope with fundamental changes in the environment strategic planning for the organization is the responsibility of top managementMore example sentences
- Those last-minute creative rushes bring a vibrancy and an energy to catwalk presentations that no amount of strategic planning can ever achieve.
- As yet, however, there is little evidence of strategic planning to achieve such a framework.
- The outcome is transparency to all stakeholders that is systematically incorporated as part of the overall strategic planning and business operations process.
- 1.1Carefully designed or planned to serve a particular purpose or advantage: alarms are positioned at strategic points around the prisonMore example sentences
- The systems world provides management designs, strategic and tactical actions, policies, and procedures.
- A year after the group's last strategic overhaul, the plan appears to be another attempt to turn around the newspapers.
- Downing Street denies the allegation, but the tenor and content of the chatter in the days leading up to their departure reveal some form of strategic plan directed towards engineering a tangible return from the visit.
- 1.2Relating to the gaining of overall or long-term military advantage: New Orleans was of strategic importance a hazard to British strategic and commercial interestsMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.3(Of human or material resources) essential in fighting a war: the strategic forces on Russian territoryMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.4(Of bombing or weapons) done or for use against industrial areas and communication centers of enemy territory as a long-term military objective: strategic nuclear missiles Often contrasted with tactical.More example sentences
- 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.
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- As Deputy Chair, Johnson will advise the DNC Chairman and staff in many key areas, including political and media strategical planning and community outreach.
- ‘I hope China will improve on their strategical combination,’ he said.
- At this point in time, it is highly unlikely anyone has all the strategical and tactical answers certain to lead to entirely satisfactory outcomes.
- [as submodifier]: a strategically placed mirrorMore example sentences
- Finally, we share an interest in fighting terrorism and in creating a strategically stable Asia.
- Even the strategically important area of motion pictures has admitted private enterprises.
- The country is also strategically positioned between North and South America.
early 19th century: from French stratégique, from Greek stratēgikos, from stratēgos (see stratagem).