strat|e|gy

strat|e|gy
strat|e|gy «STRAT uh jee», noun, plural -gies.
1. the planning and directing of military movements and operations; science or art of war: »

Tactics are used to win an engagement, strategy to win a campaign or a war (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).

SYNONYM(S): strategics.
2. the skillful planning and management of anything: »

... the faulty strategy of idealists who have too many illusions when they face realists who have too little conscience (Reinhd Niebuhr).

3. a plan based on or involving strategy: »

Strategy is needed to keep the boys at work.

SYNONYM(S): maneuver.
[< Greek stratēgíā < stratēgós general < stratós army + ágein to lead]
Usage Strategy differs from tactics. Strategy refers to the overall plans of a nation at war. Tactics refers to the disposition of armed forces in combat.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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