Definition of Westpolitik in US English:

Westpolitik

noun

  • Policy towards Western nations; specifically (in European politics) a policy of establishing or developing diplomatic and trading relations with Western nations, especially (now chiefly historical) on the part of Communist states.

Origin

1930s. From German Westpolitik policy towards Western nations from West- west + Politik policy, politics.

Pronunciation

Westpolitik

/ˈvɛstpɒlɪˌtiːk/