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Definition of "strategic" []

  • Of or relating to strategy. (adjective)
  • Important or essential in relation to a plan of action: a strategic withdrawal. (adjective)
  • Essential to the effective conduct of war: strategic materials. (adjective)
  • Highly important to an intended objective: The staff discussed strategic marketing factors. (adjective)
  • Intended to destroy the military potential of an enemy: strategic bombing. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "strategic" in a sentence
  • "Such are _fronts of operations, strategic fronts, lines of defense_, and _strategic positions_."
  • "Besides territorial strategic lines, there are _strategic lines of maneuvers_."
  • ""I don´t believe in strategic businesses if ´strategic´ is code for losing money," Fiorina said."