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1) Social relations involving authority or power. 2) The art or science of governing.

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Politics; Political Science

The process by which public or private officials are selected from a field of candidates by the marking of ballots in a vote.


Politics; Political Science

All the people in a district that are eligible to vote in elections.

eleventh hour

Politics; Political Science

The last moment; only moments before it would be too late, as in, "the arrival of the U.S. cavalry at the eleventh hour saved the settlers from an Indian attack."


Politics; Political Science

Opposition to the influence of organized religion in state affairs. The term was applied particularly to the influence of the Catholic religion in political affairs.


Politics; Political Science

Opposition to communism. Anti- communism was the defining mark of U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War, which sought to check Soviet expansion around the globe. In domestic ...


Politics; Political Science

Vague term representing an opposition to the social, political, economical, or other effects of globalization. This opposition is unique in that many otherwise diverging or even ...


Politics; Political Science

A negative and hostile attitude to Jews and the Jewish religion. As a migrant people, the Jews have experienced anti-Semitism within many societies and throughout much of recorded ...