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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 po·lit·i·cal /pəˈlɪtɪkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Po·lit·i·cal a.
 1. Having, or conforming to, a settled system of administration. [R.] “A political government.”
 2. Of or pertaining to public policy, or to politics; relating to affairs of state or administration; as, a political writer. “The political state of Europe.”
 3. Of or pertaining to a party, or to parties, in the state; as, his political relations were with the Whigs.
 4. Politic; wise; also, artful. [Obs.]
 Political economy, that branch of political science or philosophy which treats of the sources, and methods of production and preservation, of the material wealth and prosperity of nations.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: involving or characteristic of politics or parties or
             politicians; "calling a meeting is a political act in
             itself"- Daniel Goleman; "political pressure"; "a
             political machine"; "political office"; "political
             policy" [ant: nonpolitical]
      2: of or relating to your views about social relationships
         involving authority or power; "political opinions"
      3: of or relating to the profession of governing; "political