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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French politique.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

politique (plural politiques)

  1. (chiefly derogatory) A politician, especially one seen as being unprincipled.
    • 2012, Peter Marshall, ‘Occult Following’, Literary Review 404:
      Modern historical assessments of Cecil have veered from that of the cynical, secular politique to the image of the committed Protestant ideologue []

Etymology 2Edit

Variant forms.

AdjectiveEdit

politique (comparative more politique, superlative most politique)

  1. Obsolete form of politic.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin politicus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɔ.li.tik/
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AdjectiveEdit

politique (plural politiques)

  1. political

NounEdit

politique f (plural politiques)

  1. (uncountable) politics
  2. policy

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin polīticus, from Ancient Greek πολῑτικός (polītikós, civic, constitutional, public), from πόλις (pólis, city).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

politique m, f

  1. (Jersey) political

NounEdit

politique f (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) politics