One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In a way that relates to the achievement of long-term or overall aims and interests.‘we have to think strategically about how best to utilize our facilities’
- ‘To adequately serve US agriculture, a research presence in strategically chosen regions of the world is essential.’
- ‘Nitrogen can be strategically used to stimulate extra growth during certain seasons.’
- ‘The company maintains strategically located distribution facilities serving more than 30 independent distributors throughout the state.’
- ‘Unlike a marketing plan, a growth plan centers on a specific, strategically timed area of expansion or change.’
- ‘The California citrus industry cooperated in strategically marketing the season's orange crops.’
2In a way that relates to the gaining of a military advantage.‘violence was deployed strategically’‘strategically important ports’
- ‘Early air-power theorists conceived of command of the air operationally, strategically, and geographically.’
- ‘The strategic aspects of aerospace operations can be reinforced through strategically focused courses and mentored, sponsored research.’
- ‘The national leadership was not prepared to run the political and military risks necessary to achieve a strategically conclusive victory.’
- ‘The air force approached this strategically defensive task with an offensive predisposition, one that inexorably led to considerable collateral damage.’
- ‘Professional military education is central to the development of strategically competent leaders and strategist specialists.’
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