Meaning of politic

pol•i•tic

Pronunciation: (pol'i-tik), [key]
— adj.
  1. shrewd or prudent in practical matters; tactful; diplomatic.
  2. contrived in a shrewd and practical way; expedient: a politic reply.
  3. political: the body politic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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