Definition of geopolitics in US English:


plural noun

  • treated as singular or plural Politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors.

    ‘we were entering a new phase of global geopolitics’
    • ‘Geographical position or size may confer on a country a specific role in geopolitics or international trade.’
    • ‘Geopolitics impinge on the market in the form of supply disruptions or the specter of such.’
    • ‘This week's bulletin will have no ranting, no raving, no geopolitics nor any theoretical musings.’
    • ‘Geopolitics may provide the greatest uncertainty for the recovery ahead.’
    • ‘The early 1990s were a particularly optimistic time in light of everything going on in geopolitics.’
    • ‘In the ensuing chapters, he effectively fails to make the conceptual leap from military strategy to geopolitics.’
    • ‘He anticipates some big changes in geopolitics based on his recent work with the government on the future of national security.’
    • ‘In the his presidency, geopolitics trumped economic politics.’
    • ‘The campaign is all about oil or geopolitics or some combination of the two.’
    • ‘This war has been a push to dominate geopolitics by defining them in military terms.’